Journalist who uncovered Cambridge Analytica data scandal to deliver keynote at True North Festival 

Communitech this week announced that the Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr who exposed the 2018 Cambridge Analytica data scandal will be...

February 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Facebook cancels conference, IBM pulls out of RSA over coronavirus worries

Facebook has canceled its worldwide marketing conference next month in San Francisco, while IBM and an unidentified Canadian company have...

February 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Gavel in court

Canadian privacy czar takes Facebook to court over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The federal privacy commissioner is fulfilling his promise to ask a judge to declare that Facebook contravened Canada’s private sector...

February 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Trudeau government pushes streaming giants to support Canadian content

Released this week, a report commissioned by the federal government in 2018 suggests U.S. tech companies, including Amazon, Netflix and...

January 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits to another data leak, Netflilx’s war on password sharing, Google voice-assistant training

New logo, same Facebook, Netflix doesn’t want you to share, and a feel-good campaign to help Google Assistant better understand...

November 7th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Facebook’s Libra project confirms its governing council after several major companies withdraw

After some of its major backers including eBay, MasterCard, PayPal and Visa Inc. announced their withdrawals, 21 members of the...

October 15th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new business venture, IT safeguards from Elections Canada, Uber’s new safety system

Facebook is hoping to replace your smartphone with smart glasses, Elections Canada beefs up IT security ahead of October 21st,...

September 19th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Social media should co-operate on overseeing political advertising, expert tells Canadians

BRAMPTON, Ont. --- Facebook and other social media platforms around the world need to use internationally-agreed upon standards for monitoring...

September 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Database with phone numbers of millions of Facebook users found on Internet

A server with databases holding the phone numbers and identity numbers of perhaps as many as 200 million Facebook users...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon