The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has posted a February 2009 study completed by Jennifer Barrigar that compares the privacy practices of six leading social network sites.
Archive for September, 2009
I spoke earlier today with an official at Industry Canada regarding the thousands of missing copyright consultation submissions. I was advised that there was a huge spike of submissions toward the very end of the consultation period. There were slightly over 8,100 submissions, a huge number in comparison with virtually […]
For the past week, I've been receiving daily emails from Canadians asking if I know why their copyight consultation submission has not been posted. The website currently includes some submissions for every day the consultation was open (September 15th), yet there are thousands of submissions that are still not up. […]
CNET has posted an interesting interview with U.S. Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra. In a week where the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission has called for an open Internet supported by net neutrality principles enshrined into law, Chopra gives a good sense of where the U.S. is headed […]
The Canadian Independent Record Production Association has posted its submission to the copyright consultation. Notwithstanding the industry's repeated assurances that it does not plan to file lawsuits in Canada, CIRPA calls on the government to establish "the retention of data by users for a sufficient period to allow for effective […]