‘Cyberbullying’ bill surveillance powers alarm Ontario privacy watchdog

Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s privacy watchdog, is sounding the alarm about “overreaching surveillance powers” contained in Bill C-13, the federal government’s legislation to combat cybercrime.

In a sharply worded letter sent to MP Mike Wallace, the chair of the Commons justice committee currently studying Bill C-13, Cavoukian warns the government against beefing up police powers under the guise of protecting children from cyberbullying and other online crimes.




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