ohryan.ca is now surveillance & tracker free

Inspired by Cory Doctorow I’ve decided to make a concerted effort to make this WordPress blog surveillance and tracker free. Internet privacy is something I’ve always cared about, I’m not really sure why it never occurred to me to bring my blog in line. Here are the steps that I took: Disabled Cloudflare:Cloudflare has a… Continue reading ohryan.ca is now surveillance & tracker free

How To Use Your iPhone to Stalk Yourself

It looks like the privacy hippies were finally right about something, your mobile phone really is a pocket sized tracking device. Turns out that as of iOS 4.0, iPhones have been tracking your physical movements and logging it along with the phone’s backups. A small team of researchers have discovered these logs in iTune’s backup… Continue reading How To Use Your iPhone to Stalk Yourself

Canadian Tech News: October 19th – Why US Apps Hate Canada, Toddler Photos, Windows Phone 7, dot-ca

It’s been over a week since the last Canadian tech news roundup, so I’ll jump right into it: Michael Giest: Why are U.S. net services slow to migrate north There are countless examples of web services that take years to get here and even more that never make it. Michael Giest has an interesting column… Continue reading Canadian Tech News: October 19th – Why US Apps Hate Canada, Toddler Photos, Windows Phone 7, dot-ca

Canadian Tech News, September 22nd – Netflix, Pandora, Hippie Cars, Government Transparency

Netflix Finally Available! Netflix opened the doors to it’s dot-ca today, offering unlimited streaming service at $7.99 – $1 or $2 less than early rumour suggested. I’ve personally been looking forward to this ever since our household signed up for cable TV again. After poking around a bit today, I’ve found that the selection seems… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 22nd – Netflix, Pandora, Hippie Cars, Government Transparency