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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) generates privacy research in a few ways. It conducts in-house research, commissions expert research and provides funding for independent research projects. In addition, the OPC regularly conducts public opinion research with Canadians, Canadian businesses and other audiences to stay abreast of privacy awareness, understanding, attitudes and perceptions.

By funding privacy research that draws from, and includes, Canadian perspectives, we help generate information, insights, analysis, and in some instances, debate—all of which contribute to the protection and promotion of privacy.

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Deep Packet Inspection is Essential for Net Neutrality

Essay series about Deep Packet Inspection (DPI): ‘Deep Packet Inspection is Essential for Net Neutrality’ by Anil Somayaji

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Badware and DPI

Essay series about Deep Packet Inspection (DPI): ‘Badware and DPI’ by Maxim Weinstein

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Identity, Privacy and the Need of Others to Know Who You Are: A Discussion Paper on Identity Issues

Research paper on what ‘identity’ is and how relevant it is to privacy.

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