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Mind the gap: Poll finds many Canadian businesses believe privacy is important but not taking basic steps to protect customer information

Ten years after Canada’s private sector privacy law came into full effect, our latest survey has found that many Canadian businesses are still not taking the basic steps necessary to protect the personal information of their customers and clients – despite believing that protecting privacy is “extremely important”. An overwhelming majority of businesses (82%) said [...]

The Important Roles of Accountants in Your Business

Running a business is not as easy as it seems. From the outside, it may look like you are doing a really good job keeping your company together, but your internal operations may be chaotic. One will realize that accounting truly is a big piece of work, especially when it comes to the accounting of [...]

Freedom oil: Energy East pipeline appealing and has a politically important spinoff

The largest oil refinery in Canada isn’t in Alberta. Neither is it in Ontario or Quebec, the biggest provinces with the most cars. It’s the Irving Oil refinery in New Brunswick. Trouble is, that refinery, like most of eastern Canada, buys imported oil, including from OPEC countries. It’s a paradox: Canada produces an enormous amount [...]

Basics More Important for Sandy Survivors than Internet Open Access Agenda

Did you know that according to Internet activist, Susan Crawford: What disempowered New Yorkers most wanted during [Sandy], in addition to safety and electricity, was a way to communicate. And, true to her nature, she has a great government “solution” to solve that empowerment problem: My suggestion: Prioritize rebooting communications infrastructure for New York City [...]

Where’s EFF? Why EFF Is Sometimes Quiet About Important Cases

Where’s EFF? Why EFF Is Sometimes Quiet About Important Cases: Via EFF.org Updates. When legal issues light up the Internet, people turn to EFF for answers.  Whether it’s attacks on coders' rights, overreaching copyright claims online, or governments' efforts to censor or spy on people, we are often among the first to hear about troubling [...]

Civil Society to ITU – Internet too Important for Private Property Protections

As 190-plus countries move to the ITU negotiation’s this December, global civil society has just laid out its game plan for the new ITR – YOUR PROPERTY MUST BE THEIRS. Check out their new effort: Internet Expropriation, er, Declaration of Rights So much for the multi-stakeholder approach, eh, Gigi?  So long to private property if it has [...]

Pelosi & Polis Say Net Neutrality Is Important but Miss the Vote

My piece in Big Government on some missed Net Neutrality votes – Pelosi: I Support Net Neutrality, but Don’t Make Me Skip a Party to Vote for It _____ Late last week, the U.S. House passed a Joint Resolution disapproving of the FCC’s Net Neutrality regulations, which were issued by the agency late last December.  Such [...]

Where’s EFF? Why EFF Is Sometimes Quiet About Important Cases

Where’s EFF? Why EFF Is Sometimes Quiet About Important Cases: Via EFF.org Updates. When legal issues light up the Internet, people turn to EFF for answers.  Whether it’s attacks on coders' rights, overreaching copyright claims online, or governments' efforts to censor or spy on people, we are often among the first to hear about troubling [...]

Comcast Net Neutrality Ruling and Healthcare Ruling Have Important Common Theme: Authority Must Be Tethered to Statute, Constitution

The FCC is right now (still) developing rules that will regulate the Internet via Net Neutrality proscriptions.  We haven’t seen that Hidden Order, but if the Agency wants any chance of ensuring its rules don’t get overturned (again), it will likely take the advice of the court that threw out its initial Net Neutrality regulations [...]