Just like back home
Did Canada pass its own version of the Patriot Act while I wasn't looking or have they simply entirely turned over the administration of their government to the US neo-cons? The Windsor Star reports.
OTTAWA - The federal cabinet will review new legislation this fall that would give police and security agencies vast powers to begin surveillance of the Internet without court authority.I'm sure I don't have to tell our readers up North the implications this legislation could have on drug policy activists. Outrageous.
The new measures would allow law-enforcement agents to intercept personal e-mails, text messages and possibly even password-secure websites used for purchasing and financial transactions.