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 October 11, 2013  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Katitza Rodriguez writes:

EFF is joining more than 30 major Canadian organizations to form the largest pro-privacy coalition in Canadian history. With the Canadian Parliament set to resume, the Protect Our Privacy Coalition has banded together to ensure Canadians get effective legal measures to protect their privacy against government intrusion.

The broad-based coalition includes organizations and individuals from a wide range of political perspectives, including citizen groups, civil liberties groups, privacy advocates, right-leaning organizations, First Nations groups, labour groups, small businesses, LGBT groups, and academic experts, all of whom have signed onto this statement:

More than ever, Canadians need strong, genuinely transparent, and properly enforced safeguards to secure privacy rights. We call on the [Canadian] Government to put in place effective legal measures to protect the privacy of every resident of Canada against intrusion by government entities.

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