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Is privacy a thing of the past?

Professor Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, is exposing cyber espionage, information warfare and Internet censorship to help protect the rights of citizens worldwide.

When Citizen Lab research project Tracking Ghostnet brought to light a cyber-espionage network affecting more than 1,200 computers in 103 countries in 2009, the laboratory’s director, U of T Political Science Professor Ron Deibert, made headlines around the world.