Christmas Present to RCMP – “Warrantless Access”

I’m all for warrantless access ton subscriber information,” RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said during a talk at the Securetech 2015 security conference in Ottawa on Wednesday. “That’s what I want for Christmas.”

Speaking at a convention and tradeshow yesterday, Paulson revealed what he wanted for Christmas – warrantless access to Canadian’s Internet subscriber information.

The Supreme Court of Canada, in June last year, ruled that police must secure authorization from a judge in order to obtain from Internet service providers customer data linked to online activities.”

We think that makes more sense, too much power.

More coverage of this is story is available in an article written by Nestor Arellanoy at IT Online whom we quote or paraphrase above..