Responsible data stewardship must take many factors into account including legal requirements, data governance, cybersecurity and user privacy.
No one has time to read the terms and conditions we are often asked to consent to. But we’re sometimes agreeing to things we would rather not.
Our online data is inevitably intertwined with the data of others. Current protections are ill-equipped to address this reality and manage the far-ranging impacts of data breaches.
Cars can collect data via cameras, microphones, sensors, and connected phones and apps. Our privacy laws need urgent reform if these data are to be kept safe.
The justice ministry had more than enough time to make the law constitutional. Failure to do so is an indictment on its leadership in the process.
Vlogging has emerged as a new source of intimate entertainment, and for creators, potential income. However, they also raise serious questions about exploitation and the privacy rights of children.
The draft bill has a number of issues, ranging from an insecure mechanism that leaves people’s data vulnerable to attacks, to a lack of mandatory disclosure of data breaches.
Australia’s new “consumer data right” leads the world in allowing data to be moved safely and efficiently. So what is it? And how can it help protect you and your personal data against data breaches?
As US cities struggle to reduce homelessness, two scholars explain how planners can reform shelter design to be more humane and to prioritize mental health and well-being.
Publishers and studios routinely pay large sums to acquire ‘life story rights.’ Two law scholars explain why the phrase is misleading.
Student residences built in recent decades prioritize privacy, yet research shows a lack of student socialization spaces negatively affects students’ academic performance and well-being.
More invasive devices have prompted new debates about privacy and freedom. But it’s important to keep in mind that other technologies already sense and shape our thoughts, a neuroethicist argues.
Companies that want to avoid the harms of AI, such as bias or privacy violations, lack clear-cut guidelines on how to act responsibly. That makes internal management and decision-making critical.
Physical ailments and deteriorated health may be the one area in which politicians can escape scrutiny.
Gen Z’s interest in flip phones is the latest in a series of obsessions young people have for the aesthetic of the 1990s and 2000s.
Sexual predators have found a new way to exploit children: taking control of their webcams to record them without their consent. Here’s how the attack works and how you can protect your kids.
American scientists have used brain scans and machine learning to reconstruct the meaning of stories that people hear, see, or even imagine.
Emergency alerts system: a lifesaving service or a threat to privacy?
Does privacy law in Canada do enough to protect us from entities like tech platforms, retailers, the police, hackers and criminals?
Whether or not Bill C-27 moves companies away from deceptive design in apps and websites depends on how, and if, the Canadian government holds companies accountable for their actions.