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Ann Cavoukian is right about everything she said, but didn’t say everything she should have.

In this National Post article, Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian said lots of things I was glad to hear. Many of them echoed our press release of January 17, which was timed to coincide with Barack Obama’s speech to Americans about NSA surveillance of ordinary American citizens. Shouldn’t Canada’s prime minister have been …

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Public Photography Is Not A Crime

This is a piece I wrote for PEN Canada, which I have cross-posted on Reddit and my Facebook page. I encourage everyone in Canada to read it and share it widely. You should know your rights when it comes to public photography, especially of police officers.