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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy vs. Democracy

Examining the bureaucratic causes of public failure, economic repression, and voter alienation Philip K. Howard Center Working Paper No. 113 February 2019 This talks about the US and Wasington but the bureaucracies in Canada are similar or worse in many … Continue reading

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Indigenous Protestors Delaying Traffic at Border Crossings

Highway Blockade Update By Pino Demasi On August 9, 2019 at 7:53 am The REAL Concerned Citizens of Thunder Bay (MANITOBA – ONTARIO BORDER) –Below is an update via media release from Treaty 1 regarding the round dance expected to … Continue reading

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Globe editorial: The real carbon tax is the money provinces are spending on lawyers – The Globe and Mail

Suncor oilsands plants in the Fort McMurray region (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)

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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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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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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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