Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that influences much of daily life in economically advanced countries. It has the ability to benefit a wide range of industries, from internet-based businesses to weapons manufacturers; however, applications of AI is not without risks.
Canada’s Lacking Data Privacy Protections
Canadian’s reliance on the internet and the amount of personal data stored there creates data privacy concerns that the government ought to remedy.
Should Facebook and Google pay for news?
The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts on Australia’s new media code, and its dispute with Facebook and Google.
Is TikTok The Next Huawei? Why Some See a Video-Sharing App as a Threat to National Security
TikTok has been banned in India and the United States may follow suit. In his new article, Alex Johnson examines the TikTok controversy and assesses the app’s potential to compromise national security.
A Review of Black Code: Surveillance, privacy, and the Dark Side of the Internet
For the past twenty years the internet has become more and more embedded in the lives of millions of people. This change has not just been taking place in affluent developed countries, but has rather spread to many developing countries as well. In fact, the gap is narrowing in terms of the number of Read More…
The Internet of Things Will Be Marvelous and Frightening
The Internet of Things combined with Big Data presents a new paradigm that offers unprecedented potential for improving life, but also poses serious challenges for security, privacy, justice, and democracy.
Bitcoin and The Dark Web’s Threat to National Security
The security threats posed by crypto-currencies and the dark web must inevitably be managed by an intergovernmental body.
Facebook Cracks Down on Use of Surveillance Data
Information Wars: How Google, Facebook & Twitter Are Adapting to the Post-US Election Era
Did social media influence the outcome of the American elections? In light of Google, Facebook & Twitter’s recent policy changes, Charlotte Provost explores the role of the internet in divulging information to the public, and its potential influence on the global community.
Microsoft v. USA Part II: The Security Value of Cross-Border Data Transfers
Eimi Harris highlights the need for reform for cross-border data transfer requests to maintain international security and prevent fragmentation in internet governance.