Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Releases Statement on Internet Privacy
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.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.