Big Telecom's proposed low data plans are a slap in the face. If the CRTC thinks that this is the solution to wireless affordability that Canada is hungry for, it has clearly not been listening.
Yesterday, Christopher Wylie, former Director of Research at Cambridge Analytica, testified before a Canadian parliamentary committee and answered questions on the state of privacy.
Exploring Toronto's potential as a smart and inclusive city at U of T conference.
Google will be using a new text message standard to create a new messaging service. Problem is, the new standard is not end-to-end encrypted.
Talking Radical Radio
Erinn Atwater and Dan Ballard talk about how the Open Privacy Research Society and how their organization is protecting marginalized people from data theft and other malicious online interceptions.
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck talk about their new film "The Cleaners," censorship, the new digital public, content moderators, and what it means to outsource responsibility.
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.
These days my house feels like Downton Abbey. I have a maid, butler or secretary in just about every room. These are all home digital assistants.
I tend to see the horrors of manipulation as less striking than the signs of human ability to act independently anyway. How else do you explain unexpected events like Bernie Sanders' surge?