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How Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ compare on user privacy

Nearly three-quarters of people with access to the Internet use social networking sites, a number that has skyrocketed since early 2005, according to …

Facebook knows even more about you than you realize - The Kernel

I’ve been on Facebook since 2007, which means I’ve been giving the social network bits and pieces of myself for three quarters of a decade already. …

How Canada's spy agency hunts extremists through file-sharing sites

A newly released top-secret presentation by Canada's electronic spy agency shows how it sifts through millions of files uploaded online every day …

What Americans think about NSA surveillance, national security and privacy

Fourteen years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and two years after Edward Snowden’s revelations about extensive U.S. government surveillance of …

RCMP created fake social media accounts to monitor activist groups: report

Activist groups in Toronto are lashing out after learning that the RCMP set up fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to monitor their activities.<p>A …

Reassessing the Threat From Terrorism–Abroad and at Home

Foreign policy wasn’t the focus of Thursday’s Republican debates, but when the topic was raised discussion understandably tended toward terrorism threats and Islamic State. Administration officials are reportedly debating whether ISIS or al Qaeda affiliates represent the greater threat to the …

Police service denies access to report on scrapped transfer policy

The Ottawa Police Service is going to great lengths to keep secret a publicly funded consultants’ report into a controversial officer transfer policy …

The roots of European racism lie in the slave trade, colonialism – and Edward Long | David Olusoga

Ideas of Africans as inferior, backwards and barbaric can be traced back to those justifying slavery in the 18th century. And the stereotypes still cast a shadow over the continent<p>There is a view that discussions about modern Africa should be forward-looking. They should be about trade, …