Canada and the USA PATRIOT Act
The Information & Privacy Commissioner for the Province of British Columbia, Canada, has just published an extensive report titled “Privacy and the USA Patriot Act – Implications for British Columbia Public Sector Outsourcing.”
It’s an interesting trend. It’s one thing for countries to complain about U.S. counterterrorism policies, but it’s quite another for countries to reduce their commerce with the U.S. The latter will get noticed in Washington far quicker than the former.