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RCI Cybermagazine

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Episode date 25 July 2012
Interviews and reports
Skype surveillance
(David Loh/Reuters)
It seems that Skype is changing its technology in a way that will make it easier for people to listen in.

Bloggers worry the changes may have been made to accommodate police who have previously not been able to monitor these calls over internet. They also worry that hackers and repressive regimes will have easier access to internet conversations.

RCI’s Lynn Desjardins reports.
Young entrepreneur from India makes her dream come true
There’s no shortage of flashy magazines for teenage girls on newsstands in Canada.

But it’s a different situation in India where Sharanya Haridas struggled to launch a webzine for young women.

That is, until she crossed the ocean to attend Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone.
Canada rewards democratic reform in Burma
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Burmese-Canadians living in Canada are welcoming a recent decision by Prime Minister Steve Harper’s Conservative government to open a new diplomatic mission in Rangoon.

It is the first time Canada has had an embassy in Burma and appears to signal a continuation of the government's intent to normalize relations with the recently elected regime.
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