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An anonymous reader writes "New Canadian anti-spam and anti-spyware legislation is scheduled for a key vote on Monday. Michael Geist reports that the copyright and telecom lobbies have been secretly pushing for new private surveillance powers. Under proposals put forward by the opposition Liberal party, surreptitious installation of computer programs and secret access information on users' computers would be permitted."
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