Canada's new anti-spam law, which is expected to come into force in 2012, will result in better respect for consumers and increased protection of the electronic marketplace. It will:
The law targets various types of violations including:
These violations can include spam, malware, spyware, address harvesting and false or misleading representations involving the use of any means of telecommunications, Short Message Services (SMS or text messaging), social networking, websites, uniform resource locators (URL) and other locators, applications, blogs, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Canada's anti-spam law takes a technology-neutral approach, so that all forms of commercial electronic messages sent by any means of telecommunications are CASStured under the new law.
Anyone wanting more information about the new anti-spam law, as well as tips for protecting themselves, can visit www.fightspam.gc.ca.
Public Access Internet & Computer Sites in Metro Vancouver
A list of Public Access Internet and Computer Sites, administered by Vancouver Community Network, are available for public to use computers, high-speed Internet, printers and/or scanners. Most services are free or low-cost. There is also resource to show all known hotspots for free wireless Internet access in Metro Vancouver, and a list of shops/organizations which provide new or recycled (refurbished) computers at reduced prices.
Some other resources computer users may be interested in:
If you remember five years ago, people were talking how cool Nokia e90 is, it’s the best mobile phone ever to own. Things changed with Apple’s iPhone. Then we had Android. and then there were thousands of mobile phone competing with each other. Every phone wanted to be the slimmest mobile phone in the market.Now, we have reached a stage where only a piece of paper could be slimmer.
The new iPad brings new Retina Display which focuses on the screen quality. But what other innovation can we expect from the market? Here comes the electronic paper, which can be folded as well. Yes, a six inch foldable screen which is called Electronic paper is introduced by LG. It can bend to the angle of 40 degree and weighs 14g.
In coming months we are going to see some interesting products based on this foldable paper.