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Report raises alarm on connected cars spying on Canadian motorists

Modern cars with sensors and computers that are able to collect information about the people operating them have become very...

March 26th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Privacy commissioners issue guidance on police body cams

There is some evidence that the use of body-worn cameras (BWC) by police reduces the use of force by front-line...

February 19th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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New federal privacy watchdog wants to split online crime bill

Ottawa seems to be pushing ahead with Bill C-13, the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act, despite the newly appointed...

June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Tax info may be a little too ‘shared': privacy watchdog

Canada's sharing of tax information with the US in compliance with American tax laws may jeopardize the privacy of Canadian...

May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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PM names interim privacy commissioner

As Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart prepares to leave her post on Monday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Chantal...

November 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Security breach legislation suffers another setback

Security breach legislation suffers another setback

It’s been nearly two years since the government introduced Bill C-12, its proposed legislation featuring security breach disclosure notification and...

May 29th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Bake privacy in products, services from the start: Cavoukian

Bake privacy in products, services from the start: Cavoukian

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian is calling on technology-oriented organizations to make privacy a core functionality in the products and...

May 19th, 2011 Kathleen Lau

OLG uses biometrics to ban gambling addicts

OLG uses biometrics to ban gambling addicts

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., headquartered in Toronto, is implementing facial recognition software in its casinos by taking photos...

April 20th, 2011 selena mann