There is a problem when a system begins to distrust its people and relies on coercive method to police public for means of social order. Once, a system begins to implement policies which are not within scope of public consent it would lead to general unrest and it would be difficult for a system to enforce social order since the system did not have consent and will of citizen to govern them. It is the case now.

  2. […] Livermore focuses on deficiencies in SIRC’s mandate, namely: that SIRC operates in a silo and thus cannot understand how CSIS interoperates with other security, policing, and intelligence bodies; that SIRC does not provide unredacted reviews of CSIS activities to parliamentarians and thus there is limited parliamentary accountability; and that SIRC’s reports do not clearly lead to punishments for, or remediations of, CSIS’s inappropriate activities. Livermore’s concerns largely reflect those which were raised in our recent report, “The Governance of Telecommunications Surveillance: How Opaque and Unaccountable Practices and Polici….” […]

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