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| Open source and free software to communicate securely online.
Activist Toolkit
| Open source and free software to communicate securely online
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Michael Geist | Security and Internet experts have been sounding the alarm on the risks associated with exploited wifi routers and pointing to source code disclosures as potential solution.
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Michael Geist | Confusion about the scope of the provision and worries about what it might mean longer term are just two of the concerns with the source code rule in the TPP.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | Avid fans of technology have a term for folks who aren't so rabid about code and gadgets -- they call them "normals." Nerds see gadgets as an end in themselves. These are the two solitudes of tech.
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Wayne MacPhail | At its recent BUILD conference, software giant Microsoft showed off Windows 10 and a new browser. Has it finally found its groove, or is it a desperate wannabe consumer brand?
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Wayne MacPhail | Microsoft is suffering on the PC and hardware side, and Apple's in bed with arch-rival IBM. What's going on in this topsy-turvy world?
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Wayne MacPhail | My students at the University of Western Ontario culled video, audio, text and stills from the mediaverse that is rabble.ca and created an interactive, rich media book exclusively for iPad.
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Wayne MacPhail | That's the question my online journalism students in the MAJ program at the University of Western Ontario are tackling. And, we're working with rabble.ca and The Tyee to get a made-in-Canada answer.
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iBad
Bob Chandler | With its iBook Author ebook software, Apple is seeking total control over the content that you create.
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End Software Patents
Bob Chandler | Corporations and patent lawyers are scooping up thousands of software patents on ideas they have no intention of developing. This is why you should care.
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