Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert was interviewed earlier this week as the Internet briefly went dark in Iran. He spoke about the ongoing censorship by Iranian authorities as well as Canada’s lack of stewardship in cyberspace.
“We have a responsibility to do more as a country than we are presently doing,” Mr. Deibert said. “If I was shaping Canadian policy in this area, I would have a robust, comprehensive set of strategic policies protecting cyberspace as an open commons … why isn’t [the Canadian government] out there with a comprehensive vision of how this system should be governed?
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