New Research Report From CIRA Shares Canadian Perspective on Fake News, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Internet Access

New Research Report From CIRA Shares Canadian Perspective on Fake News, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Internet Access Via Gary Price at LJ InfoDocket https://www.infodocket.com/2019/02/22/new-research-report-from-cira-shares-canadian-perspective-on-fake-news-privacy-cybersecurity-and-internet-access/ From the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA): Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a research report displaying Canadians’ opinions and experiences regarding the internet and fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and access. Based on a survey of over 1,200 Canadian internet users in December 2018, the report highlights areas of concern, including apprehension around the upcoming Canadian federal election. The report also indicates what Canadians want from industry, the Canadian government and citizens themselves to create a better internet in Canada. CIRA’s report offers several recommendations to improve Canada’s internet, including enhanced investments by the Canadian government, actions around cybersecurity and privacy that Canadian businesses can take right away and opportunities for Canadian citizens to improve the internet they rely on every day. Key Findings Of Canadian internet users: Social media and fake news 75% say they come across fake news at least sometimes 57% have been taken in by a fake news item. 70% are concerned that fake news could impact the outcome of the next federal election. Privacy 72% are willing to disclose some or a little personal information in exchange for a valuable/convenient service. 87% are concerned that businesses with access to customers’ personal data willingly share it with third parties without consent. 86% believe it is important that government data, including the personal information of Canadians, be stored and transmitted in Canada only. Cybersecurity 87% are concerned about a potential cyberattack against organizations with access to their personal data. Only 19% say they would continue to...

Next Week is Copyright Fair Dealing Week in Libraryland

Next Week is Copyright Fair Dealing Week in Libraryland https://micheladrien.blogspot.com/2019/02/next-week-is-copyright-fair-dealing.html “The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has created a list of events from across the country to mark Fair Dealing Week, which takes place February 25 – March 1. As its Fair Dealing Canada website explains: “The Canadian Copyright Act allows the use of material from a copyright protected work (literature, musical scores, audiovisual works, etc.) without permission when certain conditions are met. People can use fair dealing for research, private study, education, parody, satire, criticism, review, and news reporting. In order to ensure your copying is fair, you need to consider several factors such as the amount you are copying, whether you are distributing the copy to others, and whether your copying might have a detrimental effect on potential sales of the original...