Author Archives: Lee Rickwood

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About Lee Rickwood

Lee Rickwood covers developments in media and technology with particular interest in how such developments affect our social, political and economic activities and interactions.
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How to Protect Your Privacy Online – Even if the Law Doesn’t

by Lee Rickwood
Without tough laws to level today’s digital playing field, data privacy and security disputes can pit people against corporations (or their own governments). The legal, financial and administrative muscle the enterprise can muster far outstrips that of most individuals to protect themselves.

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New Privacy Laws Coming to Canada

by Lee Rickwood
Under the new Act, Canadians could demand that their information on social media platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter, be permanently deleted. And the country’s privacy commissioner could order them to comply.