Pardon Snowden

Tinker, Tailor, Snowden, Pardon?

  The release of Oliver Stone’s movie “Snowden” (trailer below) has sparked renewed debate on whether President Obama should pardon the exiled Snowden. The ACLU, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for his pardon for revealing the that the NSA was collecting domestic telephone “metadata” — information about the time of a call…

Parliament Hill: Canada Acts on Privacy, Spam and Competition Issues

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Tags Google for Medical BT In only her second month on the job, Interim Privacy Commissioner Chantal Bernier took on one of the giants of the Internet – Google.  Bernier cited Google for sending targeted ads for medical conditions based on consumer searches which violates Canada’s “Privacy and Online Behavioural Advertising Guidelines”…