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If Internet governance ain't broke, don't fix it, US says

* Conference to discuss rules in Dubai in December* Natural path is pretty good - US envoy* Says national defence, cyber security should be excludedBy Tom MilesGENEVA, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The best solution...
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Half of Canadians say government online snooping 'acceptable': poll

Half of Canadians say government online snooping 'acceptable': poll | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Canadian Internet Registration Authority samples public on ability to “monitor everyone’s e-mail and other online activities”
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Greek community creates an off-the-grid Internet

Greek community creates an off-the-grid Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Communities around the world are building their own parallel Internets to stay out of reach of governments and major corporations.
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Your Rights: Gone with a Click

Your Rights: Gone with a Click | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
These online agreements are as ubiquitous as the sites that use them. In exchange for using Google to search the Web or Facebook to connect and share information with friends, we surrender much more than we think.
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Use of laptops in class lowers grades: study

Use of laptops in class lowers grades: study | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Laptops have replaced pen and paper for many post-secondary students but a Canadian study suggests using computers during lectures could be hurting their grades and lowering their classmates' marks.
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Momentum Builds Against N.S.A. Surveillance

Momentum Builds Against N.S.A. Surveillance | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The movement to significantly rein in surveillance by the National Security Agency began on the political fringes but has built up support from Republican and Democratic leaders.
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Unique in the Crowd: The privacy bounds of human mobility : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Unique in the Crowd: The privacy bounds of human mobility : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
We study fifteen months of human mobility data for one and a half million individuals and find that human mobility traces are highly unique.
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Canadian moms becoming tech geeks: report

Canadian moms becoming tech geeks: report | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Twenty-first-century moms are increasingly becoming one of the most digitally savvy cohorts in Canada, according to a recently released report backed by data from measurement firm comScore and online surveys.
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Google accounts for 25 percent of all Internet traffic, study finds | PCWorld

Google accounts for 25 percent of all Internet traffic, study finds | PCWorld | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The diversified range of new products being built and provided by Google now make the company accountable for nearly 25 percent of all Internet traffic, up from a mere 6 percent just three years ago, according to a new study.
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Berkman Center, Pew Research Center release findings on teens, social media and privacy

Berkman Center, Pew Research Center release findings on teens, social media and privacy | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Visit the Harvard Law School website to learn more.
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ISC report recognises that internet snooping laws are not fit for purpose

ISC report recognises that internet snooping laws are not fit for purpose | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Alan Travis: The three acts underpinning the regulation of surveillance were all framed before the digital age and are no longer adequate
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A Call to Boycott U.S. Tech Platforms Over the NSA's PRISM Surveillance

A Call to Boycott U.S. Tech Platforms Over the NSA's PRISM Surveillance | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The utter disrespect with which U.S. law enforcement agencies have violated international trust will force global citizens to rethink 'all things USA'.
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Anyone Brushing Off NSA Surveillance Because It's 'Just Metadata' Doesn't Know What Metadata Is | Techdirt

Anyone Brushing Off NSA Surveillance Because It's 'Just Metadata' Doesn't Know What Metadata Is | Techdirt | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
One of the key themes that has come out from the revelations concerning NSA surveillance is a bunch of defenders of the program claiming "it's just metadata." This is wrong on multiple levels. First of all, only some of the revealed...
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NATO cyber defense center fights tide of hacking attempts

NATO cyber defense center fights tide of hacking attempts | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
MONS, Belgium (Reuters) - Crouched behind banks of computer screens flashing data, NATO analysts try to stay ahead of millions of suspected attempts to hack the Western alliance's computer networks, as...
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Byron Holland: Putting blinders on Big Brother's surveillance apparatus

Byron Holland: Putting blinders on Big Brother's surveillance apparatus | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The time has come for a national dialogue about online surveillance in Canada.
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During Its Downtime, It Became Pretty Obvious That Google’s Becoming The Internet

During Its Downtime, It Became Pretty Obvious That Google’s Becoming The Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
How would the Internet survive without Google? Last week Google experienced a 5 minute long outage that saw its search engine become inaccessible.
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Many teens figure out online privacy settings by themselves: study

Many teens figure out online privacy settings by themselves: study | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The ‘privacy settings’ section of any social networking site can be overwhelming for even the most privacy-conscious user, but a new report shows that many teen users are tackling privacy management on their own.
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Why NSA Surveillance Will Be More Damaging Than You Think

Why NSA Surveillance Will Be More Damaging Than You Think | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The real threat from terrorism is not the harm it inflicts directly but the over-reaction it provokes. We saw that with the invasion of Iraq. We're seeing it with security-state overreach.
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NunatsiaqOnline 2013-07-26: NEWS: Arctic Fibre ramps up cable project with seven-community Nunavut tour

NunatsiaqOnline 2013-07-26: NEWS: Arctic Fibre ramps up cable project with seven-community Nunavut tour | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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U.S. House votes to continue NSA surveillance program

U.S. House votes to continue NSA surveillance program | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Wednesday night’s vote was unlikely to be the final word on government intrusion to defend the U.S. and Americans’ civil liberties
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Why opt-in porn filters haven’t arrived in Canada

Why opt-in porn filters haven’t arrived in Canada | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Discussions keep getting hung up on banning all manner of other sites, including hate and other types of content, says ISP industry spokesman
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Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers : NPR

Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers : NPR | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Whether it's facial recognition or snapping photos with a wink of an eye, hackers are proving it's possible to re-engineer Google Glass in a number of creative ways.
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A Primer on Metadata: Separating Fact from Fiction - Privacy By Design

A Primer on Metadata: Separating Fact from Fiction - Privacy By Design | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Privacy by Design seeks to proactively embed privacy into the design specifications of information technologies, organizational practices and networked system architectures.
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NSA Snooping: The War on Terror Is America's Mania - SPIEGEL ONLINE

NSA Snooping: The War on Terror Is America's Mania - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The NSA spying scandal shows that America's pursuit of terrorists has turned into a mania. Spying on citizens is as monstrous and unlawful as Guantanamo Bay and drone warfare. The German government's response has been woefully weak.
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N.S.A. Leaks Revive Push in Russia to Control Net

N.S.A. Leaks Revive Push in Russia to Control Net | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Even before Edward J. Snowden arrived in a Moscow airport, Russia had been pressing for greater access to social networking and e-mail data.
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Why understanding Internet security and resilience is important when talking about cybersecurity? | Internet Society

Why understanding Internet security and resilience is important when talking about cybersecurity? | Internet Society | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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