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Privacy Commissioner wants review of information protection act soon | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

Privacy Commissioner wants review of information protection act soon | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A review of Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is long overdue, said privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart in a keynote speech delivered at the 2013 Canadian Internet Forum on Thursday...
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Canadians’ cyber illiteracy puts us at risk of being scammed: privacy commissioner

Canadians’ cyber illiteracy puts us at risk of being scammed: privacy commissioner | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
OTTAWA, Ont. -- Despite topping the list as the heaviest Internet users worldwide, Canadians are surprisingly lacking in digital literacy -- and that's putting their personal information at risk, says Canada's privacy watchdog.
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UN chief warns 'new cold war' looms over the internet

UN chief warns 'new cold war' looms over the internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
SPECIAL REPORT [1]/ A new cold war is brewing between Europe and other northern countries and the rest of the world over internet access, threatening to block talks on cyber security and data protection, the chief of the United Nations'...
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Data 'to overtake voice' by 2018

Data 'to overtake voice' by 2018 | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The body that represents the mobile industry predicts operators will make more money from data than from voice by 2018.
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Is personal privacy in the digital world now an outmoded concept? - The National

Is personal privacy in the digital world now an outmoded concept? - The National | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Battle lines are being drawn as the global fight to establish ownership of the vast ocean of personal information now available on the internet simmers.
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Internet Society`s President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn St. Amour to Step Down in February 2014

http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130214:nBw146400aWASHINGTON & GENEVA--(Business Wire)--Internet Society President and Chief Executive Officer
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Government killing online surveillance bill - Technology & Science - CBC News

Government killing online surveillance bill - Technology & Science - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won't go ahead due to opposition from the public.
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Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm

Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Raytheon's Riot program mines social network data like a 'Google for spies', drawing ire from civil rights groups
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Mobile internet devices 'will outnumber humans this year'

Mobile internet devices 'will outnumber humans this year' | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Cisco report says number of smartphones, tablets, laptops and internet-capable phones will exceed number of humans in 2013. By Charles Arthur
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Digital divide: The high costs of Arctic broadband

Digital divide: The high costs of Arctic broadband | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Between Northwestel’s near-monopoly, degraded network and daunting geography broadband Internet remains a dream in much of the North
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FCC to Congress: U.N.'s ITU Internet plans 'must be stopped' | ZDNet

FCC to Congress: U.N.'s ITU Internet plans 'must be stopped' | ZDNet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Today's testimony from FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell to Congress explicitly reveals that the free and open Internet is under attack by the ITU.
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Internet ‘Under Assault’ by Censoring UN, Regulator Says

Internet ‘Under Assault’ by Censoring UN, Regulator Says | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
International proposals to control the Internet will continue after a United Nations conference in Dubai and the U.S. should be ready to fight such efforts, lawmakers and a regulator said.
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Can Conservatives resurrect the Internet surveillance bill?

Can Conservatives resurrect the Internet surveillance bill? | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Government must craft a bill that would survive a Charter challenge and allay privacy fears of Canadians
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We Need New Rules of Engagment for Cyberwar - Room for Debate

We Need New Rules of Engagment for Cyberwar - Room for Debate | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Cyberwarfare does not fit neatly within the laws of armed conflict; this needs to change. By Jody R. Westby.
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UN News - Demand for Internet and mobile services rising due to lower prices – UN report

UN News - Demand for Internet and mobile services rising due to lower prices – UN report | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
There will soon be as many mobile cellular subscriptions as the 7 billion people inhabiting the planet, according to figures released today by the United Nations, which show that strong sustained demand for information and communication technology...
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How the wireless industry will connect the next billion people

How the wireless industry will connect the next billion people | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The CEOs of Nokia, Qtel, Bharti Airtel, and Mozilla discuss the challenges of getting Internet access to the rest of the world. Read this article by Roger Cheng on CNET.
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Why do Canadian broadband rates vary so much? - Business - CBC News

Why do Canadian broadband rates vary so much? - Business - CBC News | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
When comparing the price of internet services with those in other countries, Canadians think they're paying too much for too little — but in some ways, it's the variance in rates across the country that really stands out.
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Pentagon Goes On The Offensive Against Cyberattacks : NPR

Pentagon Goes On The Offensive Against Cyberattacks : NPR | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
U.S. military commanders are emphasizing their readiness to defend the nation against cyberthreats from abroad. What they do not say is that they are equally prepared to launch their own cyberattacks against U.S.
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Cisco: Our mobile data appetite doubled in size in 2012 (and it's getting bigger)

Cisco: Our mobile data appetite doubled in size in 2012 (and it's getting bigger) | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Globally the average mobile user consumed 201 MB a month in 2012. In North America, we binged on more than triple that amount. By 2017, Cisco says, those numbers will increase by a factor of 10.
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Jennifer Stoddart: Websites making progress on leaking less user data | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

Jennifer Stoddart: Websites making progress on leaking less user data | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Popular Canadian websites found to be leaking personal information to third parties without the knowledge of users have, for the most part, cleaned up their act, according to a statement from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada...
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Cloud hate: why Ottawa keeps losing our data

Cloud hate: why Ottawa keeps losing our data | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
What's the difference between the federal government and Facebook?
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Press release: MEP: “EU Cyber Security Strategy should secure digital freedoms”

Press release: MEP: “EU Cyber Security Strategy should secure digital freedoms” | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
EU Cyber Security Strategy should secure digital freedoms The EU Cyber Security Strategy, launched in Brussels today, is an assessment more than a forward looking strategy. The assessment of a...
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Internet Society Testifies Before U.S. House of Representatives on Internet Policy and Internet Freedom | Fort Mill Times - Fort Mill, SC

The Internet Society today announced that Sally Wentworth, Senior Manager of Public Policy at the Internet Society, testified before the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the U.S.
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