Articles By John Boufford

Computer matching is intrusive. Proceed with caution

Computer matching is intrusive. Proceed with caution

Computer matching and data profiling are powerful tools for business and government to manage relationships with clients and stakeholders. However,...

October 7th, 1999 John Boufford
Enhanced privacy protection for Canadians on the way

Enhanced privacy protection for Canadians on the way

Better protection for the personal information of Canadians will soon be a reality. The federal government appears committed to pass...

September 23rd, 1999 John Boufford
Think carefully before venturing into surveillance territory

Think carefully before venturing into surveillance territory

Is Canada a surveillance society? It's a good question, as there is a trend in North America towards increased surveillance...

June 3rd, 1999 John Boufford
Both sides of Ontario’s high-tech ID card initiative

Both sides of Ontario’s high-tech ID card initiative

A new technology initiative from the Ontario government is setting off alarm bells for those of us concerned with privacy...

March 11th, 1999 John Boufford