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Vic Toews targeted in second Anonymous smear campaign

Hacktivist group Anonymous launched its latest privacy-invading attack on safety minister Vic Toews' 'online spying' bill today – only a week after they revealed the name of a girlfriend.

Online spying, "foreign radicals" and faux patriotism: Conservatives bare draconian teeth

Jailing refugees and pot growers wasn't enough to whet the Tory appetite for change. They've now labelled critics child pornographers, foreign radicals, anti-Canada – even Nazis. What can we do?