OpenMedia undertook a year-long project to engage and inform Canadians about our online privacy issues. Privacy issues are of increasing concern, particularly given confirmation that the government has been mining and collecting on the private information of civil citizens without following proper legal procedures. OpenMedia wanted to gain a better understanding of Canadians’ priorities and expectations when it comes to online privacy.
The first phase of this project focused on building and using an online crowdsourcing tool to ensure as many perspectives and ideas as possible are incorporated into a pro-active, positive report that reflects the views and aspirations of Canadians.
The second phase focused on analyzing results, writing, publishing and engaging citizens in the outcomes of the crowdsourced Privacy Plan.
After releasing a Pro-Privacy Plan,
This infographic outlines the results from this crowdsourcing initiative, Pro-Privacy Plan, packed with ideas of 125,000 Canadians on how to address Canada's privacy deficit.
Find out more at PrivacyPlan.ca