Friday, February 17, 2012

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews doesn't like personal information taken about him without a warrent

To put it politely Mr. Toews, you're a fucking hypocrite.

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews will request a parliamentary investigation into a Twitter account that's being used to post his personal information and is linked to an IP address in the House of Commons.

In an interview with Evan Solomon, host of CBC Radio's The House, to air Saturday, Toews says he's going to send a letter to Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer to request an investigation.

The user account on the social networking site Twitter that's being used to post personal information on Toews has been linked to an IP address on Parliament Hill, the Ottawa Citizen reported Thursday night.

An IP address is a unique number that identifies computers in a network, which suggests that someone who works on Parliament Hill may be posting Toews's personal information online.

Read more here.

Why is the man loathed so? See below for possible reasons:

Online surveillance bill opens door for Big Brother
Section 34 gives Orwellian powers to government-appointed 'inspectors'

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