Posted by Eva Prkachin on Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 11:15
Job cuts and a shift away from TV and radio services at the CBC have Canadians wondering: what is the future of our public broadcaster? What do you think the cultural landscape will look like in 5 or 10 years?
Article by CBC News
The CBC is shifting its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, a move that will reduce staff, and supper-hour news broadcasts and programs produced in-house, says CBC president and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix. Read more »
Posted by Meghan Sali on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 14:25
Unexpected new allies are surfacing in the fight against the anti-democratic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secretive and extreme deal that experts say would make the Internet more censored, expensive, and policed.
With the next round of negotiations imminent - taking place in Ottawa from July 3-12 - Hollywood bigwigs including Jay Leno and Ellen Degeneres have implored the community to boycott an iconic Beverly Hills hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, one of the original signatories to the TPP in 2005, and the location of a recent round of TPP negotiations that took place last August. Read more »
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 13:26
"On privacy we don’t cave, we don’t back down, we stand firm." Powerful words from departing Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian. What do you think Canada's Federal Privacy Commissioner can do to have a legacy like Cavoukian's?
Article by Brian Jackson for ITBusiness.ca
In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Read more »