Archive for category privacy

Toronto : Privacy violation at heart of city’s potential plan to ‘mine’ smart meters

   BY ANTONELLA ARTUSO, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 04:43 PM EDT | UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 10:01 PM EDT   The City of Toronto should not turn smart meters into snitch meters, a globally-recognized privacy expert says. Dr. Ann Cavoukian said Toronto Mayor John Tory’s comment that the city would “mine” residents’ water and hydro usage […]

Woman suspects someone at Hydro is selling her info

Posted on 9/21/2015 5:13:00 PM by Patrick Lejtenyi A woman in Bois -de-Filion thinks Hydro Quebec – or at least someone working there – may be selling her personal information to outside contractors. Contractors who are trying to sell her unnecessary products and services worth thousands of dollars. Valerie Benard doesn’t know how a man named Nick Savage […]

10 Corix Hydro Vans on Ferry to Salt Spring

http://saltspringexchange.com/2012/10/21/are-smart-meters-coming-to-salt-spring/ SALT SPRING AND OTHER ISLANDS ARE TARGETED BY “SMART” METER INSTALLERS MONDAY, OCT. 22 Actions to Take re Smart Meter Installers on Salt Spring Island  Official BC Hydro letters, plus an Island Tides ad, confirm that a swarm of BC Hydro/Corix installers will likely be here on Monday, October 22 for a 3 week […]

David Chalk on Smart Meter Hacking

Hacking Expert David Chalk Joins Urgent Call to Halt Smart Grid

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120412005992/en/Hacking-Expert-David-Chalk-Joins-Urgent-Call – For immediate release, 12 April 2012 – “100% certainty of catastrophic failure of energy grid within 3 years unless course is changed” VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE) The vulnerability of the energy industry’s new wireless smart grid will inevitably lead to lights out for everyone, according to leading cyber expert David Chalk. In an online interview […]

The CIA wants to spy on you through your TV: Agency director says it will ‘transform’ surveillance

  Devices connected to internet leak information CIA director says these gadgets will ‘transform clandestine tradecraft’ Spies could watch thousands via supercomputers People ‘bug’ their own homes with web-connected devices By ROB WAUGH PUBLISHED: 13:20 GMT, 16 March 2012 | UPDATED: 13:55 GMT, 16 March 2012 When people download a film from Netflix to a […]

BC Hydro smart meter installs violating privacy: report

BC Hydro is safeguarding personal information, privacy watchdog finds December 19, 2011 BC Hydro failed to notify customers who received new smart meters about how their personal information was being collected and used, B.C.’s privacy watchdog said Monday. Elizabeth Denham, B.C.’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, released a report assessing the privacy and security of BC […]

B.C. Hydro not complying with customer notifications for smart meters: privacy commissioner

B.C. Hydro not complying with customer notifications for smart meters: privacy commissioner by Andrew Duffy – Times Colonist – December 19, 2011: – http://www.timescolonist.com/ by Andrew Duffy      December 19, 2011 (photo)  B.C. Hydro hopes to have smart meters installed at all homes and businesses in the province by the end of next year. Victoria, B.C. – […]

Smart Meters Reveal Movie and TV Viewing Habits

  28th Chaos Communication Congress Behind Enemy Lines SPEAKERS :  Dario Carluccio & Stephan Brinkhaus Smart Hacking For Privacy Advanced metering devices (aka smart meters) are nowadays being installed throughout electric networks in Germany, in other parts of Europe and in the United States. Due to a recent amendment especially in Germany they become more and […]

Radio : StopSmartMeters talks to CKNW

Walter McGinnis speaks to CKNW’s Bill Good on Oct 12