GDPR Approaches!

And PIPEDA has substantial similarities, so it's time for a public service announcement (;-)) My blog is a blog, just like Charlie Stross's blog, and is connected to a business, it's just that the business is in stealth start-up mode. Therefor everything Charlie says here applies here.

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An Internet of Only Good Things

I've been following the problems of the Internet of (Broken) Things, starting with the problems we have with routers (ie, Dave Täht's bufferbloat project) and the hilarious sight of insecure security cameras being used for botnets. However, Colin McGregor just wandered past with the solution in his pocket. All too many devices are managed by… Continue reading An Internet of Only Good Things

My submission to the CRTC re website blocking

I am a published author on technical subjects, and therefore a beneficiary of copyright. I  have also been a close follower of the debates around website blocking and de-listing that culminated in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34 (CanLII). I would like to suggest that the CRTC not support an extra-legal mechanism for… Continue reading My submission to the CRTC re website blocking