Statistics Canada data to be free
Finally, it looks like Canada will allow free use of all the data collected in the 2011 census
Euclid Elements tracks customer behaviour in stores like one does on websites with Google Analytics
Where you've been
A small app to reveal on a map wherever you've been with an iPhone
What the Internet knows about me
A survey of how easy it is to visualize your life using freely volunteered information online
Defend the Web
An impassioned plea to actively support openness on the Web from Time Berners-Lee
Canada shuts down Access to Information database
Harper's government has shutdown a free database journalists, politicians and others used to find publicly available documents
Securing identity online
Although The Globe and Mail article suggests it could end spam, the Seven Laws of Identity have little to do with unsolicited bulk email. What the framework could do — which Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s privacy commissioner, endorsed and extended today — is reduce spam while protecting what data companies can collect about us. (For a nice summary, download the brochure — or download the full white-paper for more details.)
Will the TTC resurrect Mondex?
Toronto’s transit service proposes a new pass that could double as an e-cash-holding smart card.
Paying Visa bill in pennies
Protest over privacy threat results in a nearly 10-metre long credit card statement.
Canada wants to wiretap the Net
A new bill could allow the government to eavesdrop on the email, Net and/or phone use of
more than 8,000 simultaneous interceptions around the clock, every day of the year.
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