Canadians have right to online anonymity, Supreme Court rules

Jun 19, 14

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:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/supreme-court-privacy/article19155295/

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