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The Freedom of Information and Privacy Association brings you this weekly podcast roundup of the news stories that impact you and the information management field.

Access and Privacy Online Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA)

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The Freedom of Information and Privacy Association brings you this weekly podcast roundup of the news stories that impact you and the information management field.

    News Summary July 13th 2024

    News Summary July 13th 2024

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday, July 13th. Several of the Canadian National, Provincial, and International stories that hit our radar over the past week include: 
    We have our first third-party contributor to the cast, and get their insights into ATIP being a team sport that requires creativity and repetition.
    We'll bring you an update on the rogue IT director working at elections BC.
    Plus, FIPA President Mike Larsen will comment on a cluster of stories that highlight the growing intersection of scammers, weaponized partisan politics and artificial Intelligence.
     
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.  
    Send comments to FIPAOnline @ fipa.bc.ca  
     
    Our Contributors:  
    Writing: Shaun Fisk
    Production: Patrick Farnsworth
    Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
    News stories sourced through Canadian Press NewsPro and Feedly
     
    Show Links:
    Exclusive: National Indigenous Tourism to cut funding for provincial groups
    Matteo Cimellaro - Canada’s National Observer
    Foreign Visitors want to exerience indigenous tourism, but federal supports lacking.

    NRA's ex-CFO agreed to 10-year not-for-profit ban, still owes $2M for role in lavish spending scheme
    ATCO Electric fined $3 million for unearned rate increases, overstating its costs
    'Rushed passage of Bill C-70: an urgent wake-up call
    Elections BC IT director on leave after court ruling on Saanich privacy breach
    Thompson Star Journal Article
    VIC News - Former IT manager loses B.C. court battle over stolen files
    CBC - Former IT manager loses B.C. court battle over stolen files

    Ticketmaster says data security incident may affect users' personal information
    Microsoft quits OpenAI board seat as antitrust scrutiny of artificial intelligence pacts intensifies
    Samsung brings tech's latest fashion to wearable technology with AI twists in new watch and ring
    'Tip of the iceberg': AI deepfakes on the rise in Alberta as police warn parents to stay vigilant
    Scammers are swiping billions from Americans every year. Worse, most crooks are getting away with it
    Political ads on social media rife with misinformation and scams, new research finds

    • 18 min
    News Summary July 13th 2024 Promo

    News Summary July 13th 2024 Promo

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday, July 13th will be bringing you the stories that impacted the information field this week. A few include:  
    We have our first third party contributor to the cast, and we get their insights into ATIP being a team sport that requires creativity and repetition.  
    We'll bring you an update on the rogue IT director working at elections BC. 
    Plus, FIPA President Mike Larsen will comment on a cluster of stories that highlight the growing intersection of scammers, weaponized partisan politics and artificial Intelligence. 
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.

    • 50 sec
    News Summary July 6th 2024

    News Summary July 6th 2024

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday July 6th. Several of the Canadian National, Provincial, and International stories that hit our radar over the past week include: 
    A former BC IT branch manager breached privacy regulations to help his son with neighbour disputes.
    Access to Information sheds light on big oil influencing and coopting political parties and Governments. 
    Helpful news to help keep people’s passwords safe. 
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.  
    Send comments to FIPAOnline @ fipa.bc.ca  
    Our Contributors  
    Writing: Shaun Fisk  
    Production: Patrick Farnsworth  
    Music: Breakmaster Cylinder  
    News stories sourced through Canadian Press NewsPro and Feedly 
    Show Links 
    Former IT manager loses B.C. court battle over stolen files 
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/former-it-manager-supreme-court-1.7246201 
    https://www.bccourts.ca/jdb-txt/sc/24/10/2024BCSC1077.htm 

    As fall elections loom, are fears for the state of democracy in Canada justified? 
    Brazil data regulator bans Meta from mining data to train AI models 
    European Union accuses Facebook owner Meta of breaking digital rules with paid ad-free option 
    European Union's competition boss signals fresh AI scrutiny for Microsoft-OpenAI deal and Google 
    AI is learning from what you said on Reddit, Stack Overflow or Facebook. Are you OK with that? 
    UN adopts Chinese resolution with US support on closing the gap in access to artificial intelligence 
    As police increasingly use facial recognition technology, calls grow for regulations 
    Inside a former TC Energy exec’s claim he got pro-pipeline messaging ‘stuck on government letterhead’ 
    https://thenarwhal.ca/tag/tc-energy/ 
    https://thenarwhal.ca/ 

    'Foreign visitors want to experience Indigenous tourism, but federal supports lacking: internal documents 
    https://www.nationalobserver.com/2024/07/03/news/indigenous-tourism-federal-supports-lacking 
    https://www.nationalobserver.com/about 

    Ontario alone in locking down inmates due to staff shortages: lawsuits 
    One Tech Tip: What to do when you have too many passwords to remember 

    • 14 min
    News Summary July 6th 2024 Promo

    News Summary July 6th 2024 Promo

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday July 6th will be bringing you the stories that impacted the information field this week. A few include: 
    A former BC IT manager breached privacy regulations to help his son with neighbor disputes.  
    Access to Information sheds light on big oil influencing and coopting political parties and Governments. 
    Helpful news to help keep people’s passwords safe 
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.  

    • 54 sec
    News Summary June 29th 2024

    News Summary June 29th 2024

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday June 29th. Several of the Canadian National, Provincial, and International stories that hit our radar over the past week include: 
    The Saskatchewan government refuses to listen to their independent appointed Privacy commissioner’s suggestions that they should release documents. 
    The supreme court has ruled against unreasonable search and seizure of teachers in the workplace. 
    Police Officers in Seattle who attended the January 6th riots and insurrection seek to remain private. 
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.  
    Send comments to FIPAOnline @ fipa.bc.ca  
    (Link mailto:fipaonline@fipa.bc.ca Re News Summary June 15th 2024) 
     
    Our Contributors  
    Writing: Shaun Fisk  
    Production: Patrick Farnsworth  
    Music: Breakmaster Cylinder  
    News stories sourced through Canadian Press NewsPro and Feedly 
    Show Links 
    Saskatchewan ignoring requests from privacy commissioner to release documents: report 
    Mandryk: FOIP one of many reasons for the Moe government to apologize 
    Saskatchewan ignored 84 requests to release documents: privacy commissioner 

    UN launches global principles to combat online hate and demands big tech take action now 
    Facial recognition startup Clearview AI settles privacy suit 
    Joint investigation of Clearview AI, Inc. by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec, the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, and the Information Privacy Commissioner of Alberta 

    Spy watchdog raps RCMP over application of protocol to avoid complicity in torture 
    Demo shows use of drones by RCMP in rural, Indigenous communities 
    Rocky Mountain Outlook 

    National security adviser defends cabinet confidence in foreign meddling probe 
    Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court 
    Car dealerships in North America revert to pens and paper after cyberattacks on software provider 
    Parts of Washington state parental rights law criticized as a ‘forced outing’ placed on hold 
    Washington high court to decide if Seattle officers who attended Jan. 6 rally can remain anonymous 

    • 15 min
    News Summary June 29th 2024 Promo

    News Summary June 29th 2024 Promo

    Your FIPA Access and Privacy News Summary for Saturday June 29th. Several of the Canadian National, Provincial, and International stories that hit our radar over the past week include: 
    The Saskatchewan government refuses to listen to their independent appointed Privacy commissioner’s suggestions that they should release documents 
    The supreme court has ruled against unreasonable search and seizure of teachers in the workplace 
    Police Officers in Seattle who attended the January 6th riots and insurrection seek to remain private. 
    Support these efforts by subscribing or donating.  

    • 1 min

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