Story Archive

  1. September 29, 2014

    The SSN Annual Book Prize 2014, for the best surveillance studies monograph published in 2013, has been awarded to Oliver Leistert for From Protest to Surveillance: The Political Rationality of Mobile Media (Peter Lang).

  2. September 22, 2014

    It has been revealed that an ultra-secretive government agency called CSEC is collecting hugely revealing information on thousands of law-abiding Canadians. Taxpayers are on the hook for over $4.2 billion to pay for these invasive spying activities. 

    Do you want intimate details of your private life to be collected and stored in insecure government databases? Watch the video and join the campaign!

  3. August 5, 2014

    in which the worlds of Game Studies and Surveillance Studies collide in an awesome battle for survival (AKA a fruitful collaboration)...

  4. May 22, 2014

    Canada’s leading privacy experts unite behind Ottawa Statement, offer high-level proposals to rein in mass surveillance.

  5. May 20, 2014

    A world wide collaborative conference on Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age, May 21, 2014. http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/

  6. May 7, 2014

    Transparent Lives: Surveillance in CanadaVivre à nu: La surveillance au Canada is being launched by The New Transparency Project, a SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative, and published by Athabasca University Press on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

  7. April 1, 2014

    A conversation with former CSIS Assistant Director Ray Boisvert, internet law pioneer Michael Geist, world-renowned surveillance scholar David Lyon and BC Civil Liberties Association Policy Director Micheal Vonn, moderated by CBC Radio host Brent Bambury (Day 6). Spur Festival in Toronto, April 3, 7:00pm. See:

    http://spurfestival.ca/toronto/events/who-owns-our-secrets/

  8. March 27, 2014

    Report lifts the curtain on how Internet providers protect privacy, giving Canadians an at-a-glance tool to rate their provider’s transparency compared with others

  9. March 24, 2014

    Kevin Haggerty, New Transparency co-investigator, was one of just five Canadian researchers to receive the 2014 Killam Research Fellowship. He plans to outline the factors that allowed broad surveillance to be part of everyday life.

  10. March 17, 2014

    The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is hosting the second Pathways to Privacy Symposium, March 20 - 21 at the University of Toronto Faculty Club. See: http://ccla.org/home/pathways2privacy/

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