Tag: privacy

The Future for Connected Cars Needs a Road Map

The Future for Connected Cars Needs a Road Map

by Lee Rickwood
The connected car data chain extends from the manufacturer to the dealer to the telecom service provider to the auto mechanic to the insurance company to the licensing agencies to the driver and occupants, with potential stops in between for law enforcement and traffic management officials. Which company or public sector institution would the average driver contact if they have a privacy concern?

Online Privacy and VPNs – Virtually Private or Very Porous Networks?

by Lee Rickwood
Virtual private networks promise enhanced security and privacy online. But let’s face it: any such offering is providing us with protection from a product or service that has no right to be dangerous in the first place. The unfettered growth and commercial potential of the Internet has given us products that are unsafe from the get-go. Are VPNs the answer?

Canadians' Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

Canadians’ Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

by Lee Rickwood
There’s “a significant gap in protection of Canadians’ personal information south of the border” and Canada’s Privacy Commissioner is asking how and why.

Do Facebook Ad Blockers Cause ‘Fake News’?

Do Facebook Ad Blockers Cause ‘Fake News’?

by Lee Rickwood
Content that fits expectations and existing worldviews will be shared more often than content that challenges or undermines existing prejudices and preconceptions.