Tag: privacy

Narrative’s fall and Snapchat’s new Spectacles show privacy still matters

By Ted Kritsonis

The “lifelogger” category has never truly gotten off the ground, and part of it can probably be attributed to the inherent invasion of privacy others might feel. Narrative, makers of the Clip, has voluntarily shut down, while Snapchat’s new Spectacles glasses aim to live stream everything the wearer sees.

Canada’s Privacy Act Urgently Needs Major Upgrade

by Lee Rickwood
“[W]e have seen massive government breaches affecting tens, even hundreds, of thousands of citizens,” says Canada’s Privacy Commissioner. So the laws must change, he adds, calling on Canadians to provide input and ideas around protecting personal information in the online world.

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Canadian Police Forces, Emergency Services Seek to Harness ICT

by Lee Rickwood
Police forces seek to harness the power of various information and communication technologies, and to incorporate best practices for digital evidence management, Next Gen 9-1-1 services, body-worn video camera deployments and cloud-based data storage and processing.