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International Telecommunication Union
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues, and the global focal point for governments and the private sector in developing networks and services. For nearly 145 years, ITU has coo...

News Releases

Aon Consulting Survey on Wireless Ban Affecting Employers Highlights Significance of Policy Considerations
2009-11-23
Aon Consulting Canada
Aon Consulting Survey on Wireless Ban Affecting Employers Highlights Significance of Policy Considerations
Never lose your cellphone again!
2010-11-17
Colette Robicheau -- Organizing Consultant and Coach
If you've ever lost your cellphone, this article is for you. These seven simple tips will ensure you know where your phone is at all times.
Ontario Distracted Driving Legislation
2009-10-21
Canada Safety Council
Ontario distracted driving legislation comes into effect next Monday. The new law makes it illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, or dial using hand-held cell phones and other hand-held communicatio...

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Fake cell phone 'towers' may be spying on Americans' calls, texts
Munoz, Eduardo
Article
2014
RT
More than a dozen 'fake cell phone towers' could be secretly hijacking Americans' mobile devices in order to listen in on phone calls or snoop on text messages, a security-focused cell phone company c...
The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
Scahill, Jeremy; Begley, Josh
Article
2015
The Intercept
American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communicat...
How to Be Smart with Your Smart Phone
Law, Kimberly
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
For many, the telephone is still the primary source of communicating with others for business, even if it is portable. With no visual cues to look for, your words and the tone of your voice are extrem...
Met police using surveillance system to monitor mobile phones
Gallagher, Ryan; Syal, Rejeev
Article
2011
Guardian
Civil liberties group raises concerns over Met police purchase of technology to track public handsets over a targeted area.
A practical guide to protecting your identity and security when using mobile phones
Article
2013
We fight Censorship
Many activists have been tracked via their mobile phones. Assess the risk for your own activities given the practices used in your country, how high-profile your work is, and what others in your commu...
Secret 'BADASS' Intelligence Program Spied on Smartphones
Lee, Micah
Article
2015
The Intercept
British and Canadian spy agencies accumulated sensitive data on smartphone users, by piggybacking on ubiquitous software from advertising and analytics companies, according to a document obtained by N...
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
I'm putting more trust in communities than corporations
Gillmor, Dan
Article
2015
Backchannel
Gillmor discusses how we are losing control over the technology tools that once promised equal opportunity in speech and innovation.


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