As we start a new year, let's look back at some of the highlights from 2019 and what is ahead for our digital rights.
Encryption is supposed to ensure that information stays private by scrambling data. In practice, security forces and corporate interests are keen to be able to crack any code.
The vast majority of Canadians have expressed concern about the protection of privacy, particularly around how online personal information is used.
While the Liberals campaigned on a promise to reform notorious spying bill C-51, they just tinkered at the margins while introducing a host of new problems.
In much the same way as a border guard can go through the clothes in your luggage, they can thumb through the personal contents of your phone.
The Supreme Court's ruling in R v Jarvis updates the analysis of a "reasonable expectation of privacy," but does it go far enough in addressing gendered violence?
From Facebook to Big Telecom to NAFTA, OpenMedia takes stock of what the previous year brought us in digital rights -- both accomplishments and challenges -- and what might come in 2019.
It's time the federal government holds political parties accountable for their use and misuse of Canadians' data.
Yesterday, Christopher Wylie, former Director of Research at Cambridge Analytica, testified before a Canadian parliamentary committee and answered questions on the state of privacy.
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?