[kwlug-disc] "In the new Canada, the web browses you"

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Aug 12 18:08:36 EDT 2011


This starts to feel like ... I'm groping here ...

Wasn't there a U.S. encryption chip some time ago where their Feds 
were mandating that a master key be inserted for them?

Seems to me that didn't happen, but I'm not sure of that.

These articles feel like an ISP equivalent to those chips.

Chris Frey wrote, On 08/12/2011 5:37 PM:
> Another article on this topic, FYI:
> 
> http://www.themarknews.com/articles/6384-stopping-state-surveillance
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 03:16:41PM -0400, Chris Frey wrote:
>> An article on potential changes to ISP tracking requirements:
>>
>> http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/08/05/jesse-kline-in-the-new-canada-the-web-browses-you/
>>
>> My main concern is that government may have access to this data without
>> a warrant.  If the data is already public (like facebook and twitter) that's
>> one thing, but if it is connecting private data (like home address) to
>> that public data, with no warrant, that's another.
>>
>> I'm posting the link just to share information, not to provoke a long
>> political discussion. :-)
>>
>> - Chris
>>
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