Facebook Canada creates advisory committee to help screen issue ads during election

Facebook Canada will require advertisers to confirm their identities before running political, election-related and issue ads, including those that refer...

March 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy gap for Canadian political parties; Ottawa unveils election cyber security strategy

With the country nine months away from a federal election, the privacy structure around Canadian political parties and how the...

January 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Senate committee: Proposed bill won’t protect Canadian elections from foreign meddling

The Trudeau government's proposed changes to the federal Elections Act to block possible online foreign interference in Canadian elections has...

December 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Google, Twitter object to proposed Canadian online political ad registries

The biggest social media companies in Canada are split on a proposed law that would force online content platforms to...

November 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Online voting technical issue delays local election results across Ontario

A glitch with an online voting system has delayed the results for many of Monday’s province-wide local elections and forced...

October 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

UK info czar report highlights differences with Canada over political parties and privacy

U.K. political parties should have to follow a statutory Code of Practice under the country's data privacy law if they use...

July 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Ontario Election: Capital Hill Group analyzes top parties’ (slim) platforms on high-tech industry

By Ari Laskin, consultant, Capital Hill Group With only 3-days until Ontario votes in a new government and Party, there...

June 5th, 2018 IT World Canada

Federal act would make hacking to interfere with elections a crime

Ottawa will make it clear that hacking into a computer during a federal election period is a criminal offence, foreign...

May 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – iOS 11 global rollout has some issues, Equifax breach gets worse

iOS 11 launches worldwide with some hiccups, the Equifax breach keeps getting worse, and Google takes aim at fake news...

September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs