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30.1: The Argument for Change

30.1: The Argument for Change

This is the second post in a blog series that questions the risks that we’re willing to assume and examines the hazards that are present in the current information technology landscape. Although it’s never a one-size-fits-all situation, British Columbia’s current legal framework has a specific provision that affects everyone in the province. You can read the first post, here. In this blog post, […]

The Artist Project 1: VPN to IRL

The Artist Project 1: VPN to IRL

Artist Series One: VPN to IRl @ XPACE Cultural Center As boundaries between our digital lives and our “real lives” are becoming increasingly blurred, artists are responding in playful, critical and innovative ways. Digital Tattoo decided to connect with some of these artists within our communities to have conversations and look into what new metaphors are […]

Data sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook

Data sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook

Data sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook How did it happen? In August of this year, WhatsApp made a change to its privacy policy. The instant messaging service with over a billion users announced that it’s sharing data with its parent company, Facebook. This means that WhatsApp users’ phone numbers, contacts, and even the content of their messages, can now […]

Welcome to the Digital Tattoo

Welcome to the Digital Tattoo

The Project The Digital Tattoo project is designed to encourage thoughtful engagement with the issues and concerns surrounding the internet, privacy, and online identity. It does this by providing resources—including videos, quizzes, and links—that explore various aspects of digital citizenship. The overall goal is to make you more aware of your options when navigating the […]