Privacy in the News

  • Toronto Sidewalk Labs
  • Amazon Alexa
  • Facebook
    • US $550 million class action
  • 23andMe
    • Drug development using DNA of clients

Classic Legal Issues

  • Canada's Constitution
    • Section 8
      "Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure."
    • Expectation of privacy
      • Motor vehicle / personal searches
      • Hotel rooms
      • Telephone communications
  • Jones v. Tsige (2012 Ont.)
    • Improper access by one bank employee of banking and personal information of another bank employee
    • Invasion of privacy
    • Publicly placing in false light
      • Yenovkian v. Gulian (2019 Ont.)
    • Public disclosure of embarrassing private facts
    • Appropriation of a person's name or likeness

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