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Privacy Expectations Apply to Sent Messages, Rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada has today ruled that users expect the text messages they send to remain private, even after the messages have been delivered to the recipient, Ottawa Sun is reporting. The high court set aside the firearms convictions of a man named Nour Marakah in a 5-2 ruling today, whose messages were found by Toronto police...

Apple to Face a Federal Lawsuit Over Lost iPhone Text Messages

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California has ordered Apple to face a U.S. federal lawsuit, claiming that the company failed to warn consumers that its messaging system would block them from receiving text messages if they switched to Android-based smartphones from iPhones, Reuters is reporting. Apple recently released a new tool which enables iPhone users to...

Canadians Sending Fewer Text Messages: 23 Billion in Q3 2013

The CWTA has released new number for text messages sent in Canada for Q3 2013, and it shows a decline compared to Q1 2013 for text messages; MMS messages and Common Short Code messages however, are on the rise. Here are the new numbers: 23 billion text messages sent, an average of 250 million per day...

Canadians Sent 24 Billion Text Messages in Q1 2013

The CWTA has announced updated numbers for text messages sent in Canada, with 24 billion person-to-person texts occurring in Q1 2013, an average of 270 million per day. As for MMS messages, 231 million were sent in Q1 2013 and as of March 2013, Canadians are sending an average of 2.6 million per day. Common...