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Canada's Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has revealed concerns over Facebook's "like" button. While the Commissioner very recently announced the conclusion of a prior privacy investigation that began in 2008, she revealed that this new probe was only one of several other issues the...
David Elder - Final regulations made by the CRTC under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) include a number of revisions that respond to concerns raised by Canadian businesses; but while some additional flexibility has been provided, the Commission appears to have left a number of other concerns...
In an increasingly digital age, data protection has become a key component of business risk management. Companies in every industry are understandably keen to protect their trade secrets, clients list and other company data. To that end, companies routinely include confidentiality and related...
The Law Society of British Columbia’s Cloud Computing Working Group issued its Final Report on Cloud Computing on January 27, 2012, amending an earlier consultation report approved by the “Benchers” on July 15, 2011. The report is prepared in response to the increasing use by...
Last month, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) became household names in the United States, as internet and technology giants like Wikipedia and Google engaged in a widely publicised day of protest and persuaded many Americans to petition their congressional...
Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, recently issued a press release warning consumers that new technology has the potential to build individually-detailed profiles based on IP addresses, social insurance numbers and even license plates. Her...
On January 18, for the first time, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Jones v. Tsige explicitly recognized the tort of invasion of personal privacy. In July 2009, Sandra Jones discovered that her co-worker, Winnie Tsige, had been surreptitiously viewing her bank records for four years. Although...
The proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) discussed in a prior blog post is garnering some very negative reactions from internet and technology companies, culminating in a day of protest by many websites to draw attention to the bills, which are making their way...
The arrival of 2012 marked the end of a year filled with numerous developments in technology and IP law. Taking a cue from the Canadian Communications Law blog, we’ve decided that this would be an excellent time to reflect on the past year and review some of its more notable developments. ...