Facebook privacy

Canadians lose trust in Facebook as it battles privacy watchdogs

Facebook committed serious violations of Canadian privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of Canadians,...

April 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Winston wants to protect your digital privacy – All Hands on Tech at CES 2019

Digital privacy has been a growing concern for pretty much anyone that uses the internet. Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal has...

January 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook bans Cambridge Analytica (again); Australia bans Huawei and ZTE tech from its 5G network

Facebook bans another app by Cambridge Analytica for improperly sharing information. Australia has banned Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from...

August 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Most financial institutions embracing digital transformation in theory, but not practice: OpenText

A new report by OpenText and ITWC has found that when it comes to digital transformation, Canada's financial institutions are...

August 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook privacy problems

Toronto man sues Facebook $500,000 for ‘anxiety’ related to Cambridge Analytica breach

A Toronto resident is suing Facebook for $500,000 in relation to the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach. Alfonzo Mattucci has filed...

July 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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Hashtag Trending – UK hospitals adopt AI, Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Europe, Tesla Model 3 fails initial review

UK hospitals are planning to use artificial intelligence for some routine healthcare tasks, Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of European...

May 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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Hashtag Trending – Google CEO’s $380M payday; Amazon, Netflix team up for lawsuit; Cambridge Analytica founder speaks out

Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives an astronomical paycheque. Amazon and Netflix are teaming up for a lawsuit against a leading...

April 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians’ private Facebook messages may have been shared in data harvesting scandal, official says

It’s possible Canadians’ private Facebook messages may have been shared without their consent as part of a massive data extraction...

April 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

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New Facebook data breach may include messages of 48 million users, House of Commons committee told

Editor's note: More details on the data breach mentioned by UpGuard's Chris Vickery have been made available. The data breach...

April 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson