Proposed Bill Would Confer Email Monitoring Powers on Canadian Police

'The Canadian federal cabinet will review new legislation this fall that would give police and security agencies vast powers to begin surveillance of the Internet without court authority. The new measures would allow law-enforcement agents to intercept personal e-mails, text messages and possibly even password-secure websites used for purchasing and financial transactions.'

Originally by samzenpus at Slashdot: Your Rights Online, 12:49 PM