Digital Privacy Act allows companies to hand over customer information without warrant or consent

Canada's Research Chair of Internet and e-commerce law is concerned that the newly introduced Digital Privacy Act could actually result in the personal information of more Canadians being given away without their consent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Inform customers of data breach or pay $100,000 per case: new privacy bill

Updated Apr. 8, 2014 at 5:19pm ET by Candice So to include comments from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Businesses and organizations will be formally required to tell individual customers and the Privacy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Candice So

Digital Privacy Act will require firms to report data breaches: Moore

In the slew of announcements from the Digital Canada 150 strategy today, measures to protect privacy weren’t forgotten – while details about updates to privacy legislation were scant, it was made clear the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

Critics say Moore’s digital strategy effort falls short

It was a long time in the making, and it wasn't worth the wait. That's the general sentiment expressed by several critics of Minister of Industry James Moore's Digital Canada 150 plan. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Industry Minister unveils Canada’s digital economy strategy in Waterloo

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What to expect from the wireless spectrum auction

The government is set for another round of auctioning, selling off licenses for blocks of spectrum to the telecommunications companies serving customers across Canada. With 11 companies set to bid in Tuesday's auction, we've

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

ITBusiness.ca’s top 5 videos of 2010

What makes a video compelling? It's a question we often as ourselves here at ITBusiness.ca as we look to bring the best in technology news to the Web in multiple formats - text,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Digital locks, iPod levy are Copyright bill contentions

Content creators and copyright owners are hoping to change the Copyright Modernization Act to be more to their liking as it goes to a parliamentary committee.Bill C-32 passed second reading in the House

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Clement, Moore play good cop, bad cop on copyright debate

The copyright reform debate has been controversial since Conservative MPs James Moore and Tony Clement launched last summer’s copyright consultations process. It’s often depicted as a divisive issue, pitting copyright owners and industry

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Moore calls copyright critics ‘radical extremists’

Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore slammed critics of his copyright reform bill on Tuesday, calling them “radical extremists” who are trying to “drum up fear” about the proposed bill. Moore was speaking in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Digital locks trump user rights in new copyright bill

Canada’s Conservative government introduced a long-awaited bill to update the Copyright Act and bring it in line with modern technology yesterday.Bill C-32 follows two previously failed attempts to introduce reforms to the Copyright

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canada’s copyright reform may be delayed by snap election

A Fall federal election would delay any copyright reform bill, but wouldn't entirely derail the work done by the Conservative government's public copyright consultation. Dont' miss our three-part video round table discussion on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson