And I consider myself a privacy and civil liberties advocate, and have studied these organizations in my book The Privacy Advocates.
I regularly give testimony to parliamentary committees, including the House of Commons Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) Committee.
I also advise the Center for Digital Rights on its various complaints about the practices of federal political parties, as well as on its campaign to modernize Canadian privacy law more generally.
I am on the advisory boards of the following organizations:
The Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington DC.
The Freedom of Information and Privacy Association of BC
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC
I am also on the National Council of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)
I regularly give testimony to parliamentary committees:
I have also appeared as an expert witness.
And I have given multiple speeches and addresses over the years in more than 30 different countries.