Express IT: NDP attack response shows that no one understands computers

At last weekend's NDP leadership convention, the party wanted the media to focus on the future prospects of the federal political party, but instead media was trying to understand an IT problem.The party

Published on: March 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Cyber attack on NDP leadership vote was ‘orchestrated, professional’ hit

A botnet involving over 10,000 computer IP addresses was the culprit of an “orchestrated, professional” DDoS attack that caused voting delays in last weekend's NDP leadership election, according to the company that ran

Published on: March 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Worries over Patriot Act drives NDP to cloud encryption

Canada's main opposition party is using cloud-based Salesforce.com in the U.S. to store information about voters and interact with them, but worries that U.S. government snoops could peek at sensitive information under U.S.

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

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

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

What another Conservative minority government means for IT

About halfway through the 37-day election campaign the Information Technology Association of Canada sent an open letter to each of the three top party leaders – but they didn't get a single response.

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Obama’s creaming McCain

If you think text messaging is driving your your cell phone costs too high, just thank your stars you didn't get Barack Obama's bill for $290,000 in text messages. That's what the Democratic

Published on: September 2nd, 2008 Brian Jackson