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Wayne MacPhail | 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.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | Finally. After years of obfuscation, the RCMP have admitted they are using invasive surveillance devices known as IMSI-catchers or Stingrays to spy on Canadians' cellphones.
Rick Salutin | The time is ripe, it seems to me, for assessing the deep change brought by the Internet era. It's ripe because, now, there's a generation grown up entirely within that era.
Redeye Collective | The Vancouver police refuses to confirm or deny that they have the StingRay, a surveillance device that mimics a cellphone tower to gain access to all cellphones in the area.
Wayne MacPhail | Isn't it time that we come to understand smartphones and their use in social situations as a part of the social fabric, not a tear in it?
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | If you're a Canadian and you own a cell phone, you probably don't need an official report to tell you that you're paying way over the odds.
Laura Tribe | Canadians pay some of the highest telecom prices in the industrialized world.
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Cathi Bond | Author Cathi Bond interviews children's entertainer and writer Raffi Cavoukian to get a more in depth look into his book #lightwebdarkweb and how social media affects children.