If you’ve followed this blog for some time, I first wrote about the introduction of the bill in May 2010, and then a follow up redux in August 2010Â (a summary of a few key points). It was officially called Bill Continue reading Canadian Patriot Act back as bill C-12
After the F8 conference, there is even more concern than before about what personal information Facebook has on an individual. I was sent Facebook’s personal data request form which I was told was created specifically for people in the EU. Continue reading What info does Facebook have on me?
After writing an article yesterday on how LinkedIn opts your name and photo into social advertising by default, it was brought to my attention today that if you’ve had enough and want to close your account, that is only possible Continue reading LinkedIn to approve the closing of your account?
There’s an article in the register today highlighting that American organizations are all bound by the US Patriot act, which essentially allows the USÂ governmentÂ access to any data it asks for. In this case, it’s MicrosoftÂ pro-activelyÂ disclosing this to be the truth. Continue reading The cloud is still a bad idea… keep your user’s personal information off US soil at all costs.
The article posted in May on the Canadian Patriot Act being introduced to the House of Commons didn’t seem to go much further than “preaching to the choir”. I will try to summarize the changes, which will hopefully show you Continue reading Canadian Patriot Act redux
Recently, I was in a local brewery buying a keg, and they asked for a copy of my driver’s licence to write down the number on the deposit form. And then a few days ago, I was filling out an Continue reading Was I notified either verbally or in writing, of the reason each piece of my information is being collected?
Today a couple of changes to Canada’s privacy landscape were introduced under the infamous banner of “safety and security”. This will create significant changes toÂ PIPEDA and FISA, Canada’s legislation around private sector privacy and spam respectively. I’ve been asked what Continue reading Canadian Patriot Act introduced