Tag: data protection

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

By Christine Persaud
It’s important to ensure that when kids are online, they have a safe experience. And it appears that most Canadian parents aren’t being very diligent about this.

graphic shows various workplace cubicles with computers and video cameras

Consent of the Employed: Workplace Surveillance and Employee Monitoring

Employee monitoring and workplace surveillance means big business. It may also mean big brother. Employee monitoring lets organizations track the activities of employees and gather information that helps drive productivity and boost security. With an uptick in the number of…

Public Advocates, Tech Insiders Shining on Light on Dark Patterns

by Lee Rickwood
Be it hard-to-close windows urging you to enter your email address on a news site, or email opt-outs on shopping sites in difficult-to-find locations in difficult-to-read text, or those pre-checked boxes that allow ongoing charges, or those special product sales messages implying you’d better hurry, as there are only two of your favourite item left to buy, dark patterns appear almost anywhere and encourage us to do almost anything..