Cavoukian orders Cancer Care Ontario to implement EMR

 by Nestor E. Arellano  What would it take to push forward a sluggish electronic patient records initiative? An embarrassing medical records fiasco of gargantuan proportion and one irate privacy commissioner perhaps? In the case

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Lax privacy rules get Google off the hook

Weaknesses in privacy legislation both in Canada and the U.S. helped Google escape with a mere slap on the wrist over the StreetView WiFi snooping snafu, according to tech and privacy experts.The U.S.

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano and Grant Ross

How to prevent bad guys from getting at your personal Google data

Google is nearly everyone's best friend. But have you ever stopped to think about just how much Google knows about you? Do you realize that Google may have recorded and stored every single

Published on: May 26th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Facebook CEO slammed for controversial ‘privacy’ comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's contention last week that privacy is becoming less important to online users caused a stir across the Internet and among privacy advocates. Zuckerberg told an audience at the 2009

Published on: January 13th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Hackers hijack hundreds of Facebook groups to make a point

An anonymous group calling itself "Control Your Info" has taken over hundreds of Facebook groups to highlight what it claims is a major security weakness on the social networking site. Facebook downplayed the

Published on: November 12th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Privacy advocates express concern at Google’s data collection practices

The privacy concerns raised by a federal judge's order that Google Inc. turn over 12TB of data on YouTube users and their video-viewing histories to Viacom International Inc. misses an important point, according

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan