Tag Archives: EU

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, 150,000 people stranded

People walk past a closed Thomas Cook travel shop in London, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Thomas Cook has ceased trading, its four airlines will be grounded, and its 21,000 employees in 16 countries, including 9,000 in the … Continue reading

Posted in international, News and politics, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Facebook data leak: Province-by-province breakdown of affected Canadians | CTV News

FILE – In this April 18, 2017 file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File) Facebook data leak: Province-by-province breakdown of affected Canadians … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Privacy, social media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Human Rights Under Attack: Gareth Peirce on The New Dark Age

British lawyer and human rights activist Gareth Peirce. In the 2018 Sir Graham Day Lecture, she warns eroding human rights under the guise of national security is a profound attack on democracy. (Mary Lynk/CBC) (Mary Lynk/CBC) CBC Radio · Ideas … Continue reading

Posted in History, Human Rights and Freedoms, international, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Updates on Net Neutrality in the US, Canada and the EU

In the US which will have some effects in Canada regardless. http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/10/technology/net-neutrality/index.html https://www.cnet.com/news/net-neutrality-is-now-really-officially-dead-open-internet-congress-now-what/ https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/2018/06/10/california-moves-closer-its-own-sweeping-net-neutrality-rule/689368002/ In Canada Bell and other carriers have been aggressively lobbying government and regulators to allow them to have more control over the Internet. https://openmedia.org/en/net-neutrality-worth-upholding The EU … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Internet, freedom of speech, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The EU, Brexit and Public Trust Enforcement in the EU and elsewhere

 July 25 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate The following article shows once again the EU is a defender and enforcer of public trust and is opposing corporate and government anti-trust and anti-democratic policies. Why are the public not … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment