Cable & Telecom

Outsmart your smart phone this holiday season, cautions Canada’s Privacy Commissioner

OTTAWA – As some lucky Canadians revel in a sparkling new smart phone this holiday season, or amuse themselves by downloading games and other online applications, Canada's Privacy Commissioner offered a reminder of the impact that mobile technologies can have on personal information.“A fully-loaded smart phone is like carrying around a tiny little communications satellite, bristling with sensors and antennas”, said Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart. "It's constantly sending and receiving data about your activities and your whereabouts. But where is the data going? What is it saying about you? And what is the effect on your privacy?"Increasingly, apps are capitalizing on...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.