Cable & Telecom

Privacy Commissioner announces funding for independent privacy research

GATINEAU, QC – Emerging privacy issues such as fitness tracking devices, lawful access, and children and mobile privacy are among the projects that will receive funding this year from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC).OPC said Wednesday that it received 39 proposals for the 2015-16 funding cycle of the Contributions Program and selected nine.  (Click here for the list of this year’s recipients and their proposed projects.)  The Contributions Program was created in 2004 to support arm's length, non-profit research on privacy, further privacy policy development, and promote the protection of personal information in Canada.Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel...