Canadians have right to online anonymity, Supreme Court rules
A quick update on the international free speech front:
Rejecting government fears of a “crime-friendly Internet,” the Supreme Court of Canada said anonymity is vital to personal privacy in the digital era. It told police they need a judge’s permission before asking Internet providers for basic information that would identify their customers – such as a suspected child pornographer at the heart of a 2007 Saskatchewan investigation.
Read the full article from The Globe and Mail here: