This week we bring you an interview with John Harris Stevenson about the GigaNet conference at McGill University.
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For more background on Internet rights and new The Canadian Copyright Bill see Michael Giest’s blog post on the subject. Dr. Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.
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Google Gives Away Video Software to Lure Developers
An open and free video format offers new opportunities for Web programmers.
Google ‘inadvertently’ collecting personal data with Street View
Google to turn over data to European governments
Last month, Google revealed it had been inadvertently collecting 600 gigabytes of personal data, saying that the roving, camera-mounted cars in its Street View program had collected not only photographs of neighbourhoods but snippets of private information from people whose personal Wi-Fi networks were left unencrypted.
Peeking Into Users’ Web History
Researchers hijack Google’s personalized search suggestions to reconstruct users’ search histories.
Facebook Personal Data a Security Risk
Making more user information public has both privacy and security dangers, experts warn.
The Changing Nature of Privacy on Facebook
Microsoft’s Danah Boyd on social networking.
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