November 24, 2020

Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Releases Statement on Internet Privacy

From CARL:

The Government of Canada recently introduced Bill C-13, legislation that includes several provisions that would significantly expand law enforcement powers. One such provision (Section 487.019) offers immunity to Internet service providers that agree to disclose private information about users to police officials. CARL is concerned this measure might encourage ISPs to disclose information without a judicial warrant or the user’s informed consent.

Read the Complete Statement

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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