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Canadian Police Recommend Online Spying Tax For Internet Bills 110

Posted by Soulskill
from the complicit-in-your-own-surveillance dept.
An anonymous reader writes "One of the major unanswered questions about Bill C-30, Canada's lawful access/online surveillance bill, is who will pay for the costs associated with responding to law enforcement demands for subscriber information ('look ups') and installation of surveillance equipment ('hook ups'). Michael Geist recently obtained documents (PDF) from Public Safety under the Access to Information Act that indicates the government doesn't really have its own answer. But he reports that the police do — a new 'public safety' tax to be added to Internet and wireless bills."
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Canadian Police Recommend Online Spying Tax For Internet Bills

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday March 17, 2012 @12:32PM (#39390099)

    You could just be an anonymous troll, but I get a feeling you actually believe your own line of bull. If so, you probably never read any of the "liberal" blogs. Liberals do NOT like Obama. Liberals do not trust Obama. Liberals wish they had a candidate who kept his word and was actually a little liberal himself.

    Obama is a right-wing sell-out. He said all of the right things when he was running for the nomination and once elected, he sold out at the first opportunity.

    The big argument in Democratic and/or :Obomabot circles is that you have to hold your nose and vote for the lesser weasel.

    The only thing that makes Obama look at all good is that the potential Republican candidates are all certifiable insane - and mean too.

  • by hilather (1079603) on Saturday March 17, 2012 @12:40PM (#39390155)

    So, they want to invade privacy in what should be an illegal manner and they want me to pay them to do it?

    Well, when you say it like that, it just sounds stupid.

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