Can big data make society healthier?

Imagine a situation when your boss sends you to meet with a client in a town you didn’t know existed. After a couple hours on the road, you arrive in the town and

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Lawful access ‘one of the greatest threats to privacy,’ says watchdog

Initiatives to provide law enforcement agents greater powers to access and track personal individual information may have suffered a set back early this year, but Ontario's information and privacy commissioner said today that

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Is Vic Toews against freedom?

By Brian Jackson It’s hard to imagine what points Public Safety Minister Vic Toews thinks he is scoring when he describes those concerned about the implications of increased government Internet surveillance as supporting

Published on: February 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Baby you can’t drive my car – technology tracks stolen vehicles

Motor vehicle license plates are becoming an increasingly important source of information for some local governments, which are deploying car-mounted mobile technologies that can scan thousands of plates on parked cars per hour.The

Published on: February 29th, 2008 Patrick Thibodeau