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Why I did the open interview that TechCrunch wouldn’t do

As a journalist, its pretty common to be conducting interviews on a daily  basis and I've done hundreds in my career, but interviewing Chad Whitacre was unique. I discovered the founder of Gittip

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Privacy watchdog’s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies

Businesses who collect their customers’ data online need to be clear and transparent in their privacy policies or risk breaking privacy laws, says Jennifer Stoddart, the federal privacy commissioner. From May 6 to

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Candice So

Practice good ‘password hygiene’ to avoid social media hi-jacking

Nearly one-third of Internet users stay logged into social media sites, leaving themselves open to attacks, according to a new study. In a voluntary survey of about 10,000 people worldwide, security software provider

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Candice So

Brian Burke lawsuit puts anonymous commenting back in the spotlight

When Brian Burke filed a defamatory lawsuit against 18 anonymous Internet users in April, the former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager said he was aiming “to stop people who post comments on the

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

The Freezer isn’t so hot for stopping spam, critics charge

Canada's new anti-spam legislation (CASL) marks a huge shift from previous government efforts to deal with spam and that is a good thing, according to industry experts. But while they are optimistic about

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Nestor Arellano