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7 Nov 2012, 4:40 pm by David Fraser
An interesting debate over lawful access is playing out in the pages of the Windsor Star. [read post]
7 Jun 2017, 12:10 pm by David Fraser
It's official ... the ability to sue for damages under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) has been put on ice. [read post]
25 Apr 2013, 8:03 am by David Fraser
Charges have been laid in Newfoundland against two individuals employed by separate health districts related to inappropriate and unauthorized access to patient information. [read post]
7 Jan 2014, 3:22 pm by David Fraser
The Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC) has said, in a new informational website meant to be more transparent, that it sometimes "incidentally" intercepts the communications of Canada when fulfilling its mandate, though it often deliberately does so when assisting other agencies. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 7:45 am by David Fraser
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has just tabled his Annual Report on the Privacy Act to Parliament for 2014-2015. [read post]
2 Feb 2017, 7:51 am by David Fraser
Earlier this week, I was invited to testify before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics as part of their study of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (here's the notice of meeting: House of Commons Committees - ETHI (42-1) - Notice of Meeting - Number 042 (Official Version)). [read post]
27 Apr 2013, 10:19 am by David Fraser
As I blogged yesterday, the Nova Scotia provincial government has tabled a bill in the provincial legislature to address cyberbullying. [read post]
31 Oct 2013, 3:42 pm by David Fraser
According to the CBC (I haven't found the decision yet), the Federal Court of Canada has called Bell "reprehensible" for accessing a customer's credit file without consent and then showing disdain for his complaint. [read post]
25 Mar 2014, 7:16 am by David Fraser
The Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada has today tabled in Parliament the report of her investigation into the loss of a portable hard drive that contained personal information more than half a million student loan recipients by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. [read post]
3 Apr 2014, 2:41 pm by David Fraser
The United States Trade Representative has released its latest Report on Foreign Trade Barriers [PDF] which specifically identifies certain Canadian provincial privacy laws as non-tariff trade barriers. [read post]
20 Nov 2013, 12:52 pm by David Fraser
This afternoon, the Canadian Justice Minister and the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced a new bill designed to counter specific aspects of online cyberbullying. [read post]
24 Apr 2013, 11:13 am by David Fraser
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics has just released its report on Canadian privacy laws and social media: House of Commons Committees - ETHI (41-1) - Privacy and Social Media - Report. [read post]
14 Oct 2019, 9:16 am by privacylawyer
The United States Department of Justice and the United Kingdom Home Office have announced that the two countries have signed a bilateral agreement “On Access to Electronic Data for the Purpose of Countering Serious Crime”. [read post]
19 Nov 2014, 3:51 pm by David Fraser
On 18 November 2014, the government of Alberta introduced Bill 3: Personal Information Protection Amendment Act, 2014 to address the shortcomings in the law that rendered it unconstitutional according to the Supreme Court of Canada in the UFCW Case. [read post]
26 Jan 2018, 7:51 am by David Fraser
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada just released a news release, another notice of consultation and a draft position paper on "online reputation".Online reputation is the nice way of saying "right to be forgotten" or "right to erasure". [read post]
10 May 2017, 1:35 pm by David Fraser
Tort regarding non-consensual distribution of intimate images supplements recent criminal amendments The Alberta legislature has passed a bill to provide civil remedies for victims of the non-consensual distribution of intimate images. [read post]
28 Sep 2018, 12:21 pm by David Fraser
I was invited to present at an professional development event by the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia, on the topic of Privacy 101. [read post]
6 Oct 2017, 5:46 am by David Fraser
On October 5, 2017, the Nova Scotia Liberal government introduced a new bill to replace the former Cyber-safety Act, which was struck down as unconstitutional (a "colossal failure", said the judge). [read post]
26 Jul 2017, 6:06 am by David Fraser
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia has just released a very interesting decision and order against the "Surrey Creep Catchers". [read post]