Under privacy by design, technology companies must account for human values when creating their systems and ensure they have engineered for maximum individual privacy in every step of their process. It's a costly and time-consuming measure, but it's one of the only measures standing in the way of a digital Wild West.
Former public safety minister Stockwell Day says he hopes the Conservative government takes "another look" at its bill to
John Forster, head of the Communications Security Establishment Canada, appeared before the Senate security and defence committee
It starts to feel like a no win situation, or as Mr. Polonetsky puts it, as though "the data genie is out of the bottle" and there is no turning back. Following the NSA leaks it became clear that Big Brother was watching, and listening -- but so are thousands of little brothers and sisters -- as anyone with smartphone in his or her pocket now holds a powerful surveillance device.
In Canada as well as the world -- the Armenian tragedy as well as triumph has been noted. According to the latest Canada
Ontario's privacy watchdog delivered a scathing indictment of the NSA's efforts to circumvent internet encryption standards
Apparently the illegal scanning of licence plates by Victoria police will continue until fixes are implemented. Unlike their counterparts in Saanich and Ottawa, Victoria police have no intention of switching off the cameras during privacy compliance upgrades.
When Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced the latest version of the “online spying” bill in February, he wasted little
Facebook's profits are tied to a morally questionable business model; one that is addictive, and insidious for users. For all the good that Zuckerberg's company has done for reconnecting people, and letting them communicate with one another, Facebook exists to extract from those relationships the secrets of what makes us tick consumers.