Privacy czars call on governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental right

Privacy commissioners from around the world including Canada have urged governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental human right, and...

October 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Three digital leaders examine the future of urban innovation

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height...

October 25th, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Canadians remain worried about data security: Digital ID survey

With files from Alex Coop   While governments and companies say they are paying more attention to cybersecurity, a new...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for...

October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario privacy commissioner worries about lack of data oversight in proposed Sidewalk Labs plan

Ontario's privacy commissioner has added his voice to those raising objections to Sidewalk Labs’ proposed digital governance regime for Toronto's...

September 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy officers relieved Canadian watchdog isn’t changing the rules

The federal privacy commissioner's decision not to change his office's guidance on whether firms need explicit consent from consumers if...

September 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Poll suggests Canadians feel they lack control over private data

A majority of Canadians know their rights when it comes to privacy, but polling data suggests an equal number of...

August 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Next in the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: Canadian privacy commissioners’ report on AggregateIQ

Now that Facebook has agreed to pay a US$5 billion fine for its part in the Cambridge Analytica data collection...

July 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon