Civil Liberties Assocaition follows through on threat to sue Toronto smart community

Toronto's promised showcase lakefront smart neighborhood has faced a number of objections during public meetings and in news columns, largely...

April 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

How to control your privacy for Google services

How to see what Google knows about you It should be no surprise that Google scrapes all sorts of information...

April 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Facebook bans Canadian groups for violating hate policy

Facebook has banned a number of people and organizations from its sites for their extreme statements. “Individuals and organizations who...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Just figured out cloud, mobile, and data? Well ‘Built Tech’ is your next challenge

Just when IT pros thought we had cloud, mobile, data and social figured out, we can now add built tech...

April 2nd, 2019 Roberta Kowalishin

Get meaningful consent when collecting voter data, federal parties told

Canada's federal political parties are being encouraged to play it straight with the personal information of voters they hold. The...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia mocked by privacy group for charging teen for accessing documents

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has mocked the government of Nova Scotia and Halifax police for sending a police attack squad...

March 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Stolen unencrypted NWT laptop held sensitive health information: News report

Encrypting data isn't cheap, nor is it necessarily easy. However, as the case of a laptop stolen in Ottawa last...

February 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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B.C. privacy commissioner launches awareness campaign for firms

Why are Canadian businesses often caught violating customers' privacy rights, not protecting personal data they hold and victimized by data...

February 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian MPs invite tech giants to testify before international committee on disinformation

Canadian parliamentarians have invited the heads of some of the biggest social media and tech companies to testify at a...

February 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon