Media Democracy Day: Who's Watching You? The Politics of Surveillance

Privacy experts spoke about threats to civil liberties in the context of electronic surveillance. Amidst recent reports of federal concerns over foreign control of Canada’s online networks, the panel promises to address threats to both personal privacy rights as well as national security. 


  • Lindsey Pinto (Communications Manager,
  • Karen Reilly (Development Director, The Tor Project)
  • Micheal Vonn (Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association)
  • MODERATOR: Gary McCarron (Associate Professor, School of Communication, SFU)

Media Democracy Days (MDD) is about democratization both through the media, and of the media. This means using the media for democratic self-governance; and reshaping the media themselves to make them more accessible, accountable, representative.

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