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Bell targeted ad issue remains unresolved: Privacy commissioner

Despite Bell Canada’s assurance that it will seek customer consent before tracking mobile phone use for the purpose of targeted...

April 8th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Snowden warns of weak oversight of Canadian intelligence agencies

Canada’s intelligence gathering operations has one of the “weakest oversight” among Western nations, according to United States National Security Agency...

March 5th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Gloves IT teams fight back

Should we strike back against hackers?

  This week, IT security firm Kaspersky revealed that over 100 banks had been hacked across some 30 countries. The...

February 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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At least 276,000 records breached in Canada in 2014

Canada doesn't figure large in the number of data breaches reported around the world in 2014, particularly compared to the...

February 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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MP calls for warning labels on mobile phones, other devices

A Conservative Member of Parliament is teaming with a former president of Microsoft Canada to fight for greater awareness of...

January 19th, 2015 Staff writers

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Government okays e-labelling for wearable technology

The federal government is allowing manufacturers of mobile devices and wearable technology to present government and industry required label information...

October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Quebecor waiting for government regulation of roaming prices

Ottawa may have signaled support for smaller carriers with its announcement on Monday of a greater allocation of wireless spectrum...

July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Obama’s call for NSA reform ‘incomplete’: Snowden

United States President Barack Obama’s calls for a reform of the National Security Agency’s bulk metadata collection program is a...

March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Put limit on cell plan length, fed agency tells CRTC

Put limit on cell plan length, fed agency tells CRTC

The federal Competition Bureau won't press the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC ) to forbid wireless carriers from offering...

February 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon