The election of Donald Trump as US president, and appointment of pro-industry Ajit Pai as the commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, will have a lasting negative impact on net neutrality, a cornerstone of the open Internet.
Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names.
Yahoo secretly scanned all of its customer’s incoming emails in response to directives from the NSA and FBI. “This is a clear sign that people can trust neither their government nor their service providers to respect their privacy.”
Internet law expert Michael Geist explains how “Canada’s long road toward a national digital strategy may have come to an end with Budget 2016.”
According to a report just released by Google, Canada has joined the ranks of countries aggressively stepping up efforts to censor online political dissent through “censorship requests” to the giant search engine.