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Experts call on countries to unite against cyber interference in elections

During a webinar experts support a digital 'coalition of the willing' to fight disinformation and election-related hacks

Lyft to offer discounted rides to get Toronto and Ottawa voters to polls this election

Lyft will be offering 50 per cent off to the Toronto and Ottawa voters on their rides to the polls on Oct. 21, 2019....

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, and Uber is set to launch a new safety system for riders and drivers.

Be skeptical of all online content, Canadians warned as election campaign starts

At a panel on technology and democracy experts discuss their fears and the ad-supported business model of social media platforms

Canada ‘very likely’ will be hit by foreign cyber threats before October election: Federal report

Update by the Communications Security Establishment on threats to Canada's democratic processes. Also, cabinet minister warns social media platforms it wants action from them

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 to candidates, the company...

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

Government announces ways it will try to protect 2019 election from online interference; meanwhile at a privacy conference regrets that Canadian political parties don't have to follow a privacy law

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

While saying Bill C-76 isn't perfect the committee doesn't hold up the proposed legislation which would in part force online platforms to track foreign sponsored election-related ads

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