Orwellian solution offered to combat dirty money in B.C.

The Big Brother need for more surveillance, less privacy and a more robust apparatus to combat dirty money has become a major theme at B.C.’s inquiry into money laundering.

To serve and protect has become to surveil and predict, as one report put it, and no more so than among those battling money laundering.

No one so far, however, has presented credible evidence about whether the scope of the problem justifies the exorbitant cost for specialized software, training, analysts, investigators, enforcement, adjudication, or the heavy-handed trampling of privacy and other rights.

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