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DocuSign invests in Canada with new Microsoft Azure partnership

Canada has some of the strictest data privacy regulations on the planet, which can make it difficult for companies offering...

May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Privacy. Security of personal data

New online survey platform complies with Canadian privacy laws

Canadian enterprises now have a secure option for hosting online surveys that meet government privacy regulations. Surveypal, a San Francisco,...

February 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How B.C. district officials bugged their mayor’s computer

He was ridiculed and dismissed as paranoid for claiming that district employees had installed a surveillance software in his office...

April 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Privacy commissioners issue guidance on police body cams

There is some evidence that the use of body-worn cameras (BWC) by police reduces the use of force by front-line...

February 19th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Do politicians have the right to say who else has access to your social media?

Should Obama go through your Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts?

Politicians are now coming to software companies asking for back doors to be able to track terrorists and cyber-attacks. In...

February 2nd, 2015 Donna Lindskog

Firms aiding state snooping risk involvement in rights abuse: UN

The top United Nations human rights official criticized the “disturbing lack of transparency” in government online surveillance policies and practices...

October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Google Buzz faces more scrutiny over privacy

Google Buzz faces more scrutiny over privacy

Google Buzz has barely entered its second week of operation, and the new social network continues to be dogged by...

February 18th, 2010 Ian Paul

Overhaul privacy laws, says Australian law commission

Overhaul privacy laws, says Australian law commission

SYDNEY - The Australian Law Reform Commission has concluded its largest ever research and public consultation exercise ever by recommending...

August 13th, 2008 Andrew Hendry

Google Street View to be launched in EU

Google Street View to be launched in EU

As Google Street View prepares to launch in Europe, the EU's data protection supervisor Peter Hustinx has urged Google to...

May 16th, 2008 Paul Meller