Surveillance and Privacy

November 7, 2012

001 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building
7:00 pm

Increasingly, Canada’s approach to privacy has become “If you’ve got nothing to hide, then you’ve got nothing to fear”.

Privacy advocates, and those who are concerned about the unfettered intrusion of the state into their lives, are painted as criminals, or sympathetic to criminals.

But what is lost when this rhetoric gains traction? Is it true that resisting surveillance laws puts our communities at increased risk?

Join BCCLA Policy Director Micheal Vonn for this discussion of online surveillance and privacy.