privacy

FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook

The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.

GiveEmThis.com suggests gifts for your Facebook friends, but at what price?

According to GiveEmThis.com, a romance novel is the perfect gift for Stephen Harper. But is that knowledge worth the loss of privacy?

Harper, Obama sign border security deal

Critics worried about privacy, personal data barred from high-profile announcement.

Sales pitch begins on border deal: we'll catch more EI cheats

As Canada inks US perimeter security deal, critics ask if it's worth the cost.

Tech ignorance risks puts us all at risk, report warns

One example? Canada's Treasury Board and Department of Finance were hacked via emails containing malicious links.

Canada's RIM dragged into U.K. headlines by rioters' use of BlackBerry Messenger

Bad publicity isn't the only problem: Company needs a credible privacy policy. And fast.

Sony reports online security breach, 2,000 Sony Ericsson Canada customers hit

There have been no reports of damage from the security breach, discovered Tuesday, and the server has been shut down, he said. An investigation was under way, and other details were not immediately...

Getting the SurveyMonkey off our backs

SurveyMonkey is free and easy to use. So what's the problem? Your privacy.

Google, Groupon and 3D glasses: technology in 2010

Put on your 3-D glasses for a skewed look back at the year in technology.

Microsoft's Kinect shakes up the video game market, but at what price?

Microsoft's Kinect kicks some life into the video game industry, but will privacy pay the price? (Photo courtesy Microsoft Corp.)