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Biometric Identification And Privacy Concerns: A Canadian Perspective
Advancements in technology have greatly expanded the types of biometric information that we are readily able to collect from individuals, as well as the ways in which such biometric information can be used.
Canada
24 May 2019
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OPC Proposed Change Equal To Legislative Change Without Legislative Process
On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced it was looking to change their position on trans-border flow of personal information.
Canada
23 May 2019
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GDPR - Impact On Canadian Business Obligations, Liability And Contract Terms
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect nearly nine months ago on May 25, 2018.
Canada
8 Feb 2019
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Come On, They're Children!
A few days ago, a friend forwarded on the Slashdot story about Facebook paying individuals, ages 13-35, $20/month to essentially spy on them. The story is all over the Internet, apparently.
Canada
6 Feb 2019
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police
Canada
19 Dec 2018
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police.
Canada
18 Dec 2018
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GDPR Now In Force Has Worldwide Reach
The General Data Protection Regulation was implemented on May 25, 2018.
Worldwide
25 Jun 2018
8
Ontario Court Of Appeal Established New Privacy Rights – Utility Consumption Data And Grow Ops
If you are a utility monitoring consumption data, think twice before providing any of that information to the police. You may need to ensure the police first provide you with a warrant or other judicial authorization specifically ...
Canada
25 Aug 2017
9
Forum Selection Clauses In Canada: Enforceability In Consumer Contracts May Be An Issue After Recent Supreme Court Of Canada Decision
A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision has created uncertainty for businesses who rely on forum selection clauses in consumer contracts, particularly those online contracts which are not negotiated.
Canada
17 Jul 2017
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July 1, 2017 – Private Right Of Action Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – The Day Businesses Shake Their Head
Potential damages of up to $1 million per day may be imposed. I refer to the blog by Aaron Baer "Are You Compliant With Canada's Anti-Spam Law? If Not, Expect Lawsuits Starting on July 1 of This Year."
Canada
10 Mar 2017
11
Will Trump Trump Privacy?
A lot of inflammatory statements were thrown around during the campaign leading up to the U.S. election on November 9, 2016.
Canada
8 Dec 2016
12
Supreme Court Of Canada Rules With A Bout Of Common Sense In Interpreting Privacy Laws
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") issued a judgment today interpreting Canada's private sector privacy laws in a manner that was rife with common sense.
Canada
22 Nov 2016
13
Privacy – From The Inside Out
Wearable technologies can track an incredible amount of biometric information – heart rate, blood pressure and sleep habits are but a few.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
14
Anti-Doping And Privacy
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) fights a sophisticated war against athletes and those around them who attempt to artificially manipulate the athlete's body to enhance training and performance.
Canada
20 Jul 2016
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New Tort – Public Disclosure Of Private Facts
In a strong and purposefully worded decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a new cause of action referred to as "public disclosure of private facts."
Canada
9 Feb 2016
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Rogers Media Inc. Agrees To Pay $200,000 For Alleged Violations Of Canada's Anti-Spam Law
In the 16 months since CASL came into effect, there have been less than a handful of findings by the regulators stemming from complaints under CASL.
Canada
21 Dec 2015
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Rogers Media Inc. Agrees To Pay $200,000 For Alleged Violations Of Canada's Anti-Spam Law
On Friday, November 20, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that Rogers Media Inc. (Rogers) paid $200,000...
Canada
1 Dec 2015
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European Court Strikes Down Data Sharing Safe Harbour Between The United States And The EU: What's The Impact For Canada?
In a strongly worded decision, Europe's highest court yesterday struck down the Safe Harbor accord enabling transatlantic data transfers between the United States and the European Union.
Worldwide
14 Oct 2015
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Porter Airlines Inc. Pays $150,000 For Alleged CASL Violations
Businesses need to be aware that general corporate policies and practices will not be sufficient to avoid significant penalties under CASL.
Canada
3 Jul 2015
20
Data Breaches – From Accidents To State Sponsored Attacks: Vulnerabilities And Strategic Plans
Data breaches continue to grow and evolve. They have become a hot topic for the private sector, governments and international agencies.
Canada
22 Mar 2015
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