CBC

SOPA, Canuck Style

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
attribution is hard

Why It’s So Hard to Say Who Is Using an IMSI Catcher

Israel, China, Russia? Who was using a surveillance device on Parliament Hill in Ottawa?
Jordan Pearson
4.6.17
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
News

The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption

Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.16
Canada

Badgers Are More Scared of the BBC Than Bears

European badgers are more afraid of human voices than bears or wolves, a study found.
Kate Lunau
7.25.16
News

BlackBerry Is Eager to Intercept Messages for Foreign Police

The company has assisted "dozens" of police forces.
Jordan Pearson
6.9.16
Features

When Canada Learned It Had Spies

The government had constantly denied that Canada was involved in spying or espionage—until an enterprising young Englishman named William Macadam came along.
Graham Templeton
8.5.15
Culture

The Congressional Black Caucus Goes to the Valley

The CBC is in Silicon Valley to meet with Google and Apple executives.
DAROLD CUBA
8.5.15
Canada

Canadian Internet TV Is Starting To Beat the CBC

Canadians are ditching cable networks like the CBC, for Netflix and independent web shows.
Nick Laugher
9.2.14
Canada

The Canadian Public Broadcaster Is Going After Netflix

The CBC wants Netflix to start subsidizing CanCon.
Ben Makuch
7.8.14