Intimidation tactic: Police photograph faces, press passes of journalists covering protests

Law enforcement officers have photographed the faces or IDs of nearly three dozen journalists in Oregon and Minnesota in recent months, according to new data published by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker. The Tracker categorizes this practice in its “chilling” category, and notes that “law enforcement agencies in both cities did not disclose why they documented […]

Trudeau government to usher in new privacy legislation

Jim Bronskill, The Canadian PressMon Nov 16 2020 18:10:06 OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is poised to introduce legislation aimed at better safeguarding the privacy of Canadians in the digital era. The bill, to be tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday, would be a step toward realizing commitments set out in the mandate […]