Bell Sympatico, Canada’s largest Internet service provider, had opened the door to increased customer surveillance through changes to its user agreement. While Bell denied that the amendments were linked to the so-called “lawful access” initiative that may require ISPs to install new surveillance technologies, the furor associated with the story highlights Canadians mounting concern with their online privacy.
The Bell clause, which took effect on June 15th, advised subscribers that the company retains the right to “monitor or investigate content or your use of your service provider’s networks and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy any laws, regulations or other governmental request.” –michaelgeist.ca
Tor is a great tool and it should help maintain your privacy, and keep the prying eyes of the government from knowing what sites you visit.
Which is why we want to be supporting these folks:
’cause we can’t be sure what these guys are up to:
Oh and I forgot, git yer privacy tools here: