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Cristina D'Amico | Ronald Deibert's "Reset" presents a chilling portrait of our current communications infrastructure, but his solution misses the mark.
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Joe Masoodi | Uncovering the silent role that surveillance technologies play in structural racism and police brutality must be an important part of conversations about policing.
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Philip Lee | Intrusive monitoring tools adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic may further normalize the surveillance of individuals by governments and private entities.
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Philip Lee | The right to communicate is never more urgent than when lives and livelihoods are at stake because access to trustworthy information and news is blocked.
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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | COVID-19 has exposed how the growing digital divide in Canada is leaving communities behind.
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Victoria Henry, Digital Freedom Update | Privacy experts are already sounding the alarm on contact tracing apps. Location data, if gathered, can reveal sensitive, private information about peoples' lives.
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Philip Lee | In Canada, privacy advocates are urging vigilance, noting that the feds and some provincial governments have not ruled out digital tracking of citizens to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Matt Hatfield, Digital Freedom Update | We cannot allow lack of access, unaffordable service, restrictive data caps or slow speeds to further marginalize Canada's most vulnerable populations during a time of social distancing.
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Pro Bono, Michael Hackl | Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders recently admitted officers used facial recognition technology called Clearview AI, which mines social media for billions of personal photos.
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Rick Salutin | It's necessary from time to time to update the enemies list. Enemies are harder to identify when they come in casual, tech-ish garb, like Google and Uber.
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Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | Big Telecom is fighting tooth and nail to reverse a landmark CRTC decision that already lowered internet prices in Canada. But we can still stop them.
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Philip Lee | About 96 per cent of Canadians are now connected to the internet, but a digital divide still exists.