When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled last month that police needed a search warrant to get basic subscriber information from Internet providers, it seemed clear that if law enforcement agencies only had
Published on: July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Good news -- there's honour among spies. That's the word from a Washington Post report which says the U.S. National Security Agency has permission to do electronic spying on every country except its partners in
History repeats itself, some have said. A fears about the private sector being unprepared for the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) a perfect example? University of Ottawa Internet law professor Michael Geist thinks so.
Published on: June 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to
The federal government and the country's electronic spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), must do more to answer questions about the information they are collecting on Canadians in the digital realm and