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A Washington, D.C. rally in December, 2013 supported Snowden. Photo from Shutterstock

Published: March 5th, 2015

$40K up for grabs in Canadian open data hackathon

The Canadian Open Data Experience kicks off its second hackathon on Friday, February 20th. CODE 2015, is the country's only...

February 18th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Should Canada look to UK’s G-Cloud for cloud computing pointers?

In developing its cloud computing strategy, the federal government could look at the United Kingdom’s cloud service procurement initiative as...

February 12th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud Safe

Ottawa risking data by keeping it local, says consultant

With the U.S. government insisting it has the power to demand American companies hand over customer data held by subsidiaries...

February 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Canada’s cloud computing strategy calls for no cross-border data storage

Keeping data inside Canada’s borders is a key consideration in the federal government’s cloud computing strategy. Public Works and Government...

February 5th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Red Privacy Button Keyboard

80 per cent of Canadians will choose a business on its privacy reputation: Survey

Businesses and governments in doubt about customer attitudes are towards data privacy have a new measurement tool: According to a...

January 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Indigo, ebooks

eBook pricing probe: Competition Bureau seeks documents from Indigo

The Competition Bureau has asked Canadian retail bookstore chain Indigo Books & Music Inc. to provide information in relation to...

January 21st, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Data Breach Graphic

Potential impact to Canada of planned U.S. data breach law

The U.S. government is planning to bolster protection of consumer data through a new law requiring companies to report data...

January 20th, 2015 Candice So

CODE2015 to boost open data’s profile in Canada

The federal government kicked off its promotion of an open data hackathon in Toronto on Wednesday night, encouraging people to...

January 16th, 2015 Candice So

Revenue Canada cracks down on electronic funds transfers

The Canada Revenue Agency announced that it is focusing on electronic funds transfers (EFT) in its campaign to crack down...

January 8th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano