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‘Proceed cautiously’ in expanding lawful access: privacy commissioners

Media | 12/06/2016 10:57 pm EST

OTTAWA — The federal government hasn’t made its case for why law enforcement and intelligence agencies need stronger powers to intercept, decrypt and share citizens’ information, the country’s privacy watchdogs said Tuesday, as they shared their submission to the federal government’s national security framework review. “The government should only propose and Parliament should only approve new state powers if they are demonstrated to be necessary and...