Articles By Laura Eggertson

Employee privacy at risk, research warns

Researchers at a symposium hosted by Canada's privacy commissioner today called on legislators and employers to strengthen employee privacy guarantees and to anticipate the implications of emerging technologies that threaten privacy rights. Employers

Published on: February 23rd, 2007 Laura Eggertson

Geist calls for ‘open access’ government research

OTTAWA -- The Canadian government has been “painfully slow” to adopt and promote  open-access software and research, which facilitate knowledge transfer, an expert in Internet and e-commerce law told an international conference Friday.

Published on: November 24th, 2006 Laura Eggertson

Privacy expert highlights risks of implanting chips in patients

OTTAWA -- Canadians need to engage in a broader discussion about the societal issues involved before hospitals and physicians embrace implantable microchips or other technologies touted as the next step in electronic patient

Published on: November 13th, 2006 Laura Eggertson

Terry Matthews: Just get on with the globalization thing

One of Canada’s best-known IT entrepreneurs urged Canadian executives Thursday to change their attitude and view globalization as an adventure, not a barrier.   “Just treat it as a challenge, and get on

Published on: November 2nd, 2006 Laura Eggertson