Cable & Telecom

Privacy Commissioner “troubled” by government’s wireless controls, computer disposal practices

OTTAWA - The federal government's use of handheld communications devices and its practices for disposing of unneeded paper documents and surplus computers could unwittingly expose the personal information of Canadians, the country’s Privacy Commissioner has warned.The findings, stemming from two separate privacy audits conducted by the office of the Privacy Commissioner, were highlighted in the organization's 2009-2010 annual report on the Privacy Act, tabled in Parliament Tuesday.  The Act applies to federal departments, agencies and Crown corporations."Our audits turned up some disturbing gaps in the privacy policies and practices of government institutions," said Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, in a statement.  "Whether they're using...

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.