The N.W.T.’s privacy commissioner says she will investigate after a man found hundreds of confidential medical records at a dump in Fort Simpson.
The documents contain detailed information about patients’ mental health and history of drug use, including applications to addictions treatment facilities, progress reports from those facilities, and detailed notes from one-on-one counselling sessions.
Europe should stop backing a Russia-led project to deliver natural gas to the continent, according to US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell. However, not all the European nations agree. Earlier this week, Mitchell urged the European countries not to “deepen the energy dependence” on Russia, saying that supporting projects […]
Twitter’s release of more than 10 million tweets from Russia’s Internet Research Agency and Iran sheds little light on those agencies’ current tactics, researchers say. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bc78122ffac9b2ce1d579f3/master/pass/Iran-825585010-final.jpg
Enlarge / This image was the profile banner of one of the accounts allegedly run by the Internet Research Agency, the organization that ran social media “influence campaigns” in Russia, Germany, Ukraine, and the US dating back to 2009. (credit: A Russian Troll) Twitter has released a data store of posts from 3,841 accounts that […]
Controversial internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has called for the ditching of the US dollar, which, he says, is doomed to depreciation, and investing into gold and cryptocurrencies. The huge US debt will destroy the American economy and lead to a global economic collapse, which is just around the corner, the founder of the now defunct […]
When it comes to getting things done – whether we’re talking about David Allen’s wildly popular methodology or just the act of doing stuff – the first thing you have to do is get it all out of your head and capture it somewhere. Your brain is not meant to hold all of the stuff […]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has advised his countrymen to convert savings held in the US and EU money into the national currency, the lira, after it lost 20 percent of its value. “My brothers who have dollars under their pillows, go and invest your money in the lira. We will foil this plan all […]
What happens when a raised dump trailer full of canola seed collides with a bridge in the rain at highway speeds? Watch to find out. This happened at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, according to the Montreal Gazette. The truck was traveling along Highway 40 with its trailer completely raised when it smashed into a […]
President Donald Trump announced $ 50 billion of tariffs on China last week. Ambassador Cui Tiankai said China will take “all measures necessary,” possibly including cutbacks on purchases of US Treasurys. China only holds 5.50% of US treasurys and, in recent years, has already been slowing down its purchases. “We are looking at all options.” […]