Episode #: 
33
A Federal Minister Explains why the Government Creeps your Facebook

Show notes: 

Harper cabinet member Tony Clement describes how government outsources social media monitoring of the public. Is it legal? He's not sure yet. 

Guest:

Tony Clement (link)

Links:

My Twitter spat with Tony (link).

Toronto Star: Federal Government is 'creeping' your Facebook (link)

Topics discussed:

Which government agencies are scraping our social media accounts? What are they looking for? Why are they doing it? Is it even legal? Are they assuming false identities online? When will we know the full truth? Why should we trust the federal government when they are telling us so little about surveillance of the public?

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