Why Lawful Access is Awful Access

The Canadian government is expected to propose a bill shortly that would allow law enforcement unfettered access without judicial oversight (ie without a warrant) to certain information about you from your ISP, phone company, or other online service provider.  David Fraser has posted a good piece explaining what it is about that I encourage you to read.  As David puts it, the concept is "inconsistent with your rights to privacy and is dangerous to the free and open internet. "

For more information, look at what I have written about it before.  Also look at openmedia.ca which is campaigning against the proposed law.