the dot: Canada's Internet Podcast
New from CIRA, a podcast dedicated to highlighting the best of what Canada's internet has to offer.
The Dot: Canada's Internet Podcast will feature interviews with Canadians that are making a difference online. Whether it be in e-commerce, cybersecurity, internet governance, or simply doing something interesting online, the goal of the podcast is to be a home for discussion on the internet in Canada.
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On this midsummer edition of The Dot, we chat with Canadian sci-fi author Cory Doctorow about everything from privacy to COVID-19 contact tracing apps. We also chat with Kathryn Hill, executive director of Media Smarts, about a program to help stop the spread of misinformation online.
On the first episode of The Dot, we chat with Amber Mac about e-commerce in Canada and her outlook for 2020.
We also chat with Zeina Osman, co-executive director of CompuCorps about a project that is helping indigenous women start their own businesses online.
In episode 2 The Dot, we chat with Jason Besner from the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security about cybersecurity in Canada.
We also chat with Gautam Srivastava, a professor from Brandon University, about a project that is looking at cybersecurity training through an indigenous lens.
After a long pandemic pause, episode 3 features an interview with Michael Geist on the Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review.
We also chat with Mohammad Mannan about a CIP project looking at the implications of online tracking.