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Inside a state-sponsored U.S. cyber warrior's secret universe | PCWorld

Inside a state-sponsored U.S. cyber warrior's secret universe | PCWorld | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A cyber warrior under contract with the U.S. government provides some extraordinary glimpses into his background, training, the hardware he uses, and the boundaries of his mission.
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2.7 Billion Using the Internet by Year End, Estimates UN

2.7 Billion Using the Internet by Year End, Estimates UN | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
UN's Millenium Development Goals Report released this week estimates that by the end of this year, 2.7 billion people (39 percent of the world's population) would be using the Internet.
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If PRISM Is Good Policy, Why Stop With Terrorism?

If PRISM Is Good Policy, Why Stop With Terrorism? | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Defenders of the program say its effectiveness excuses it -- but they ignore the Fourth Amendment.
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Google and Bell deny roles in mass surveillance of Canadians

Google and Bell deny roles in mass surveillance of Canadians | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
What does Edward Snowden mean for Canadian companies?
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Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded

Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Web inventor warns against companies or governments 'trying to get total control' as his pioneering work is recognised with award
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Pakistan using Canadian technology to censor Internet: report | News | Financial Post

Pakistan using Canadian technology to censor Internet: report | News | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
‘I think most Canadians... would find it objectionable that a Canadian company is making money essentially violating human rights abroad’
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Internet Governance from the Bench

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The NSA has us snared in its trap – and there's no way out

The NSA has us snared in its trap – and there's no way out | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A boycott of Facebook, Microsoft, Google et al is easy to talk about, but almost impossible to achieve, writes John Naughton
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‘Gag orders’ could stop Canadian telecoms talking about data-mining | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

‘Gag orders’ could stop Canadian telecoms talking about data-mining | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Internet and phone providers say they will not, and do not, give up their users' data without a fight. But they may not be allowed to be truthful when asked about it
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What do we know about Canada's eavesdropping agency? - Nova Scotia - CBC News

What do we know about Canada's eavesdropping agency? - Nova Scotia - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
This week, many Canadians learned for the first time that a government agency is mining the metadata of electronic communications. CBC News takes a closer look at the activities of Canada's Communications Security Establishment.
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Internet survey shows many Americans say 'Big Brother' is here - Technology & Science - CBC News

Internet survey shows many Americans say 'Big Brother' is here - Technology & Science - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
More than half of Americans polled in a 2012 survey released today said they agreed with the statement We are really in the era of Big Brother.
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Most Parents Show Little Concern About Children's Media Use, Survey Says

Most Parents Show Little Concern About Children's Media Use, Survey Says | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Don’t blame the children. A new survey says most parents introduce children to media, and are not upset when they use it.
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Rogers offers cheap internet to Toronto's poorest youth - Technology & Science - CBC News

Rogers offers cheap internet to Toronto's poorest youth - Technology & Science - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Young people who live in social housing in Toronto will soon be able to get broadband internet access for $9.99 a month as part of a pilot project announced by internet service provider Rogers Communications that aims to bridge Canada's digital...
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Our computers are not going to kill us all: Cyber-war is military fiction

Our computers are not going to kill us all: Cyber-war is military fiction | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
It may feel like war, but the reality of online security is far less threatening
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Usability for Senior Citizens

Users aged 65 and older are 43% slower at using websites than users aged 21–55. This is an improvement over previous studies, but designs must change to better accommodate aging users.
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When states monitored their citizens we used to call them authoritarian. Now we think this is what keeps us safe

When states monitored their citizens we used to call them authoritarian. Now we think this is what keeps us safe | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Suzanne Moore: The internet is being snooped on and CCTV is everywhere. How did we come to accept that this is just the way things are?
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Michael Geist - Happy Canada Day: Celebrating Canada's Digital Policy Success Stories

Dr. Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair of Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa., canada digital policy
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Web Inventor Berners-Lee Warns Forces Are 'Trying To Take Control'

Web Inventor Berners-Lee Warns Forces Are 'Trying To Take Control' | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
"You give it to a corrupt government, you give them the ability to stay in power forever.”
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Digging ditches and digital policy • Telecom Trends

Digging ditches and digital policy • Telecom Trends | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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Why Monopolies Make Government Spying Easier

Why Monopolies Make Government Spying Easier | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
If you’d like less government surveillance, the alternative answer to political control is more competition in the industries that handle and store information.
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Yahoo reveals US data requests

Yahoo reveals US data requests | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Yahoo is the latest firm to reveal the extent of US government snooping on its users following Prism leaks.
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O Canada! Our home and malicious land?

O Canada! Our home and malicious land? | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Three years ago, when we first looked at the state of cybercriminal activity in Canada, we were a bit surprised to find ourselves in the top 10 for the cybercrime trio of hosting malware, phishing sites and botnet command and control centers.
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Edward Snowden's NSA surveillance revelations strain China-US relations

Edward Snowden's NSA surveillance revelations strain China-US relations | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
State-run China Daily points to countries' 'soured relationship' on cybersecurity and suggests huge surveillance net is unjustified
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Canada ranks third for sophisticated malware sites, new study shows

Canada ranks third for sophisticated malware sites, new study shows | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A patchwork of Internet security laws has contributed to Canada's new number 3 ranking for cyber-criminals to set up sites with malware
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Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace — Q&A with Ron Deibert

Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace — Q&A with Ron Deibert | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Ron Deibert is Director of the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab. Nora Young interviewed him about his new book, Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace. This Q&A is a lightly edited version of that interview.
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