Ontario’s new RFID driver’s licence still has privacy flaws, commissioner says

The enhanced driver's licences being made available in Ontario June 1 still aren't up to snuff when it comes to protecting personal privacy, says Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner in her annual report.Ann

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Saskatchewan cancels RFID licences while Ontario looks for off-switch

While Ontario's Privacy Commissioner is seeking to include an off-switch on the enhanced driver's licence (EDL) being rolled out in June, Saskatchewan has opted to scrap their project completely.The EDL is being deployed

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Brian Jackson

“Off switch” could curb privacy concerns for new Ontario driver’s licence

A U.K.-based company is eager to put its technology on your next driver's licence so you can turn your card on and off with a touch-sensitive switch.Peratech Ltd. has developed a switch that

Published on: February 4th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Enhanced driver’s license program a “threat” to privacy

Despite widespread privacy concerns, several Canadian provinces are pushing through with the implementation of the enhanced driver's license (EDL) scheme that seeks to link U.S.-Canada border security measures. In January, British Columbia became

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Nestor Arellano