Watchdog growls at clearview
Canada's privacy watchdog said facial recognition software provider Clearview AI will no longer offer its services in the country, suspending a contract with its last remaining client, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Serious fines coming
Canadian Privacy watchdogs are growling that Facebook committed “serious contraventions” of Canadian law during the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Avoiding Trump’s immigration policy
US companies are going to keep hiring foreign tech workers, even as the Trump administration makes doing so more difficult.
We will withdraw investment if you don’t do what you are told.
Facebook threatened to pull investment projects from Europe and Canada if lobbying demands from COO Sheryl Sandberg were not met.
Copyright trolls abused the whole process
ISPs don’t have to pass along the millions of notices of alleged copyright infringement that demand payment, according to a new amendment to the Canadian Copyright Act.
Tit for Tat for Huawei arrest
Canada said 13 of its citizens had been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co-Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States.
Very Game of Thrones
The Chinese are seeing the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wangzhou as an attempt by the US government to take a hostage in the ongoing trade negotiation with China.
This is getting serious
China has formally demanded the release of a senior executive at tech giant Huawei Technologies after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the US.
Dragged off to a US court
Canadian coppers have arrested the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies over allegations she violated US trade sanctions against Iran.