Nov 182011
 November 18, 2011  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Tristin Hopper reports:

The RCMP is breaching privacy law by holding onto the personal information of Canadians who have been convicted of a crime even after they have been pardoned, according to an audit by federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart.

Even though “people have a right to get on with their lives, information about their past can continue to be shared,” writes Ms. Stoddart in the report released Thursday.

Read more on National Post.

Related: Audit: Privacy and Aviation Security: An Examination of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (pdf)

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