News Electronics General
July 28, 2020  

Canada’s out-of-date online privacy rules aren’t protecting you

The regulation of user privacy must consider potential future applications of any collected data

News Government General
July 9, 2020  

Groups urge ban of federal use of facial recognition tools

Technology called “highly problematic,” given its lack of accuracy and invasive nature, and invasive.

News Electronics General
June 30, 2020  

Tims mobile ordering app under investigation by privacy agencies

Concerns about how it may be collecting and using data about people’s movements as they go about their daily activities.

News Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Privacy experts concerned about next stage of Ontario’s reopening plan

Asking certain businesses to collect contact information to help with contact tracing in the event of future outbreaks.

News Government General
May 21, 2020  

European plans to use apps in virus tracking face setbacks

Efforts to put apps in place have come across technical problems and fears of privacy intrusions.

News Electronics General
May 21, 2020  

Facebook pays $9.5M to end Competition Bureau’s privacy probe

Social media site gave the false impression privacy settings would give users control over who could see and access personal information.

News Government General
May 19, 2020  

Proposed federal privacy reforms could hinder spy operations: CSIS

Wants any reforms to take into account “the critical public interest in national security activities” carried out by the spy agency.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
April 9, 2020  

Alberta smartphone plan to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

One plank of a “relaunch strategy” to get COVID-19 under control so economic activity can resume.

News Electronics Government General
May 23, 2019  

Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released

Innovation Minister committed to a review of the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations.

News Electronics General
May 2, 2019  

‘Privacy-focused’ Facebook puts the spotlight on groups

The social media giant is overhauling its flagship platform.

News Electronics General
April 25, 2019  

Facebook anticipates an FTC privacy fine of up to US$5B

Regulator has been looking into whether Facebook broke its own 2011 agreement promising to protect user privacy.

News Electronics General
March 6, 2019  

Zuckerberg promises a privacy friendly Facebook, sort of

The tech giant’s CEO said he isn’t currently worried about denting Facebook’s profits with the increased emphasis on privacy.

News Manufacturing General
January 8, 2019  

Bell wants to collect more of your personal information

Wants permission to track everything you do with services from Bell or its affiliates.

News Electronics General
January 7, 2019  

Home items are getting smarter and creepier, like it or not

Having a smart kitchen, laundry room or bathroom might seem attractive, but there are serious privacy implications at stake.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
December 13, 2018  

Privacy breach: Reporting is mandatory. Are you ready?

What you need to know with the new provisions now in force.

News General
December 11, 2018  

Google CEO faces House grilling on breach, China censorship

Reports say Google is poised to re-enter China with a search engine that caters to Communist party censorship rules.

News Electronics General
October 15, 2018  

Businesses spent $14B on cybersecurity in 2017, more than 20% hit by attacks

$8 billion on staff and contractors, $4 billion on software/hardware, $2 billion on other measures.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 12, 2018  

Zuckerberg: Regulation ‘inevitable’ for social media firms

No consensus and few specifics about what that might look like – or even what the biggest problems are.