Function Creep: The Frankenstein of Privacy

Do you worry about how a new technology could invade your privacy in the future? Are you ever concerned that the company you give your data to will use it against you down the road? Have you wondered if it’s time tinfoils hats came back into style? If so, you’re not alone. While innovators assure […]

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When Is It Time for Your Business to Have a Privacy Impact Assessment?

Is it time for your business to invest in a Privacy Impact Assessment? Maybe you’ve thought about it a little: is your business doing enough to protect the privacy of the data you collect. Perhaps recent news headlines over the past year have your board of directors talking about it a lot: we need to […]

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Privacy and Surveillance on Film: Seven Movies Worth Watching This Summer

Debating on your next summer flick? The drive-in scene might be dead, but there's still something about fresh popcorn and late night movie. Fortunately for film buffs, stories that explore loss of privacy has become the subject of more that a few fictional blockbusters.... and increasingly, real life drama & documentary. So grab a snack, […]

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  • Detailed threat on ‘smart locks’ with lots to unpack, but this hit my privacy radar. As in, “would this even be legal in Canada”? ,
  • In case you've missed it, the new privacy regulations mean business: Google has been fined $56.8 million for breaking the EU’s GDPR. A drop in the bucket for the multi-billion dollar company, but not a fine most could afford. ,
  • Here we go! ,
  • Good thread on news stories and critical reading. ,