An expert on Internet governance is warning policy makers to carefully consider the range and scope of new security powers aimed at patrolling the illegal underbelly of the World Wide Web.

Eric Jardine, a research fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, says an increasing number of criminals are moving away from the top-level Internet most citizens use every day and shifting towards the more anonymous Dark Web. His comments come as the Canadian government is considering a new anti-terror bill, C-51.

Technology and government policies have not kept pace with the shift, meaning as legislation is developed to better police...

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