Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Opinion: As Vancouver mulls a bitcoin ATM ban, don’t forget who this might hurt the most: sex workers – The Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail ETHAN LOU CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JUNE 15, 2019 UPDATED JUNE 15, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-as-vancouver-mulls-a-bitcoin-atm-ban-dont-forget-who-this-might-hurt/ — Commentary Is Winnipeg going to consider the same? Winnipeg is among the worst in Canada for money laundering and … Continue reading

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Google is offering texting from a computer and is testing RCS (Advanced SMS) messaging without the carrier in middle

Send and receive Text / SMS / MMS messages from your computer with the Messages web app by Google. Requires an Android mobile phone and setting Google Messages as the default text messaging app if it not already. Samsung and … Continue reading

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National Post buying sponsored ads on Facebook

The National Post in Canada is now paying Facebook to run sponsored ads like the following. Are they struggling to attract readers with their current content or is this a new trend? Is it related to the recent federal budget … Continue reading

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‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster secret scalper program

Ticketmaster secret scalper program not illegal, Competition Bureau says. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/competition-bureau-ticketmaster-tradedesk-probe-1.5000677

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Hollywood studio looks to sue thousands of Canadians in movie piracy lawsuits

Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek arrives at court on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Grubb A Hollywood studio wants to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing movies online in a bid to win millions of dollars in legal settlements for copyright violations. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-monetizing-fear-and-uncertainty-lawyers-cry-foul-as-canadians-get/Continue reading

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