The Facebook scandal has shown how Canada's privacy laws have failed to protect us, and how they have no power to help us prevent something like this from happening again.
Revelations about Facebook's role in the exploitation of user data by a company called Cambridge Analytica have provoked widespread calls for tough, new data privacy laws.
CSEC believes the glorious act of Canadian democracy is under threat from nefarious foreign actors, but they refuse to accept that the system itself is the problem.
Donald Trump, in the midst of accusations that his own privacy was invaded by illegal wiretaps, is signing into law permission to invade, trade and monetize the most private detail of every American.
Feb 1, 2017
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Two veteran journalists have written a practical, easy-to-follow guide to minimize your digital footprint, protect your vital information, preventing sensitive details from being misused.
This is it, folks. Over a year since it was forced through Parliament by the Harper government, Canadians will soon have a chance to finally overturn Bill C-51.
What should the institutions that are privy to our private information do when they have to deal with competing privacy and secrecy concerns? Michael Hackl looks at Canada's privacy laws to find out.
"Privacy concerns" have been used by the Canadian government as a powerful pretext for inaction or silence and this should be challenged and denounced.
A growing concern in the privacy world, the surveillance device nicknamed a "Stingray" is an invasive technology that threatens to undermine the privacy of anyone with a cell phone.
The Apple vs. the FBI saga has been dizzying and challenging, but it comes down to this question: should citizens be able to know something that the government cannot get access to?