Bell Internet Users: You’re Being Watched

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I was a little surprised to see this covered by an organization that also falls under the Bell Globemedia empire; nonetheless, yesterday’s Globe & Mail carried news that Bell Sympatico is logging the internet activities of its users, and has been doing it since June 22nd!

As a subscriber to the other media empire’s internet service I can’t be too smug, as Bell’s snooping is apparently in advance of a Canada-wide Internet Surveillance Bill coming down the pipe. Of course such legislation will protect us all from terrorists and pedophiles—oh, and perhaps make Steven Harper and his cronies some extra cash when they sell our individual surfing habits to advertisers and data-mining companies…

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