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Canada could track COVID-19 through cellphones: experts

telecom | 03/20/2020 3:25 pm EDT

As reports emerge of countries around the world using cellphone location data to help map out the spread of COVID-19, experts say there are a number of ways in which provinces or the federal government could do the same. There is nothing standing in the way of telecoms or...

As tech gains steam, rules on facial recognition still developing

Media | 07/18/2019 5:38 pm EDT

As facial recognition becomes increasingly accessible to police and other authorities, its use is prompting debate about what rules govern or should constrain the technology...

Google would be regulating media under PIPEDA: counsel

Media | 03/21/2019 6:28 pm EDT

OTTAWA — If a court determines Google’s search engine falls under the country’s private sector privacy law, then that would effectively make the internet company a media regulator, counsel to...

SCC text message ruling clarifies privacy in digital communications

telecom | 12/08/2017 10:32 am EST

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada said Friday that a sender of a text...

Devicescape helps carriers tap into public WiFi resources

telecom | 08/15/2014 8:49 pm EDT

Devicescape Software Inc. is a California-based company that is trying to sell wireless carriers on the potential of using the multitude of free WiFi hotspots in existence to their benefit. The...