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The Why and How of Privacy-by-Design in Tech Deployment

On January 20, 2021, Tech for Good Canada convened a discussion, moderated by our director Caroline Isautier, designed to be an introduction for business leaders, investors and citizens on the why and how of implementing data privacy by design and security as a consequence in Tech deployment and business processes.

SME Search of a privacy-first video conference tool, ie, a Zoom alternative

Our small organisation planned an open, free event called Tech: Surveillance by Design ? in January 2021, as a way to raise awareness on the pernicious design patterns in the everyday Tech tools we use, whether at work or at home. These design patterns include surveillance of our actions without consent. That presents dangers to our democratic rights. As consumers, whether professionals or...

Do Your Privacy & Security Web Site Check

If you’re conscious about preserving your information from prying eyes or avid data resellers, you’re looking for ways other than the cookie opt-out to determine whether a site you’re visiting is secure and private. In other words, just like you look both ways before crossing the street, you should check a site’s privacy and security practices before continuing. Security and privacy are two sides of the same coin that help to protect you.

How to implement data privacy in your business ?

Sure, you want to do the right thing as an entrepreneur, small business owner, or IT manager in order to offer your clients privacy and security in your small to medium entreprise. But it seems such a complex mix of legal and technical issues. Where to start implementing data privacy? The foundational principles were laid out in 2011 by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D, a former three-term Information &...

Mia Dand’s Fight For Inclusion To Save Humanity From The Dark Side Of AI

Mia Dand is an instigator. She has created an important platform in AI Ethics that has proven crucial in the times we currently live. Her most recent event, Women in AI Ethics Annual Conference brought together important voices in the current state of diversity in ethics and AI. Founded in 2018, 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics (WAIE) list has cultivated an engaged community and has created an...

Why is Big Tech not yet a no-no for ESG or Impact Investing ?

As the US, Europe and Australia increase their legislative & judicial pressure on Big Tech, why are investment managers, especially impact investing professionals, not being clear about the governance risk and divesting from Big Tech ? Are Impact fund managers acomplices to stealing data, taxes, lives and democracies ? ESG or Impact investing is all the rage these days, all over the world....

Main Authors

Caroline Isautier

From digital marketing to digital citizenship

Kate Tillezcek

Canada Research Chair on Youth

Hessie Jones

Venture Partner, Matr Ventures, privacy and marketing expert

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