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Digital economy strategy promises Canada will be “among world leaders”

The federal government has finally released its long-promised national digital economy strategy, one that promises that Canada "will rank among world...

April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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Ontario privacy chief appointed Ryerson U director for privacy and big data

Ann Cavoukian, whose third term as Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner ends this July has accepted the post of executive...

March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Privacy czars urge openness in online surveillance

Governments should be more open and accountable to the public about their online surveillance activities, according to a resolution released...

September 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Facebook starts fixing privacy settings

Facebook starts fixing privacy settings

Facebook Inc. announced multiple changes to its privacy settings Wednesday, promising to simplify privacy controls and reduce the amount of...

May 26th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

OPINION: Buzz privacy can

OPINION: Buzz privacy can

Well, Google has egg on its face over privacy issues stemming from the launch of its Buzz social networking service....

February 19th, 2010 warren shiau

Google Buzz faces more scrutiny over privacy

Google Buzz faces more scrutiny over privacy

Google Buzz has barely entered its second week of operation, and the new social network continues to be dogged by...

February 18th, 2010 Ian Paul

McAfee software watches kids’ Internet use

McAfee software watches kids’ Internet use

McAfee Inc. is taking online identity, relationship and privacy protection to the next level by focusing on youth, according Ross...

June 9th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Cloud computing in Canada: The enterprise obstacles

Cloud computing in Canada: The enterprise obstacles

TORONTO – Data portability, lack of trust and privacy issues are just some of the barriers to wider enterprise adoption...

February 11th, 2009 Shane Schick

Hong Kong earmarks funds for patient data security

Hong Kong earmarks funds for patient data security

HONG KONG - The Hospital Authority here has earmarked HK$35 million (US$4.4 million) to improve patient data security and privacy...

September 10th, 2008 Computerworld Hong Kong staff