Avast antivirus allegedly sold identifiable personal information to third parties

Avast has never made its data collection practices a secret, but a joint report by Vice's Motherboard and PCMag has...

January 27th, 2020 Tom Li

Public skeptical over privacy protection in Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto waterfront plan

There's ample public skepticism in Toronto about the ability of Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs to oversee a proposed lakefront...

July 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Data Privacy Day tips; Windows 10 hogs hard drive; Samsung ditches plastic packaging

How to lie and cheat your way to better online privacy; Windows 10 is going to hog more of your...

January 29th, 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

From creepy to cool: why companies should put the customer first when chasing big data

A guest column by Alex Mohelsky, EY Canada National Analytics Leader, and Roobi Alam, EY Canada Senior Risk Manager For...

August 28th, 2018 IT World Canada Team

Ethical AI standards and the Canadian group making it happen

Industry-wide ethical standards for artificial intelligence (AI) may currently be lacking but the CIO Strategy Council says it is ready...

August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront...

August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Five things you should be doing to prepare for Canada’s new privacy rules

Organizations should start now to get ready for Canada’s new privacy breach notification rules, say experts. The new regulations require...

August 7th, 2018 Cindy Baker

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