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10 Sep 2016, 3:25 am by David Fraser
The Ontario Small Claims Court, in Halley v McCann, 2016 CanLII 58945 (ON SCSM), has recently awarded a plaintiff $9,000 in damages for breach of privacy. [read post]
11 Feb 2013, 2:46 pm by David Fraser
According to the CBC, Bill C-30 is officially dead and any replacement measure will not have a provision for warrantless access to customer information: Government killing online surveillance bill - Politics - CBC NewsFederal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won't go ahead due to opposition from the public.Canadians rallied against the bill after the public safety minister told an opposition MP that he… [read post]
5 Mar 2013, 5:48 pm by David Fraser
Again, Google leads the way in transparency about government demands for user information. [read post]
4 Jan 2013, 5:29 pm by David Fraser
Victoria lawyer Michael Mulligan has an interesting opinion piece in today's Victoria Times Colonist about the recent fuss over the city police's disregard of privacy laws. [read post]
12 Mar 2013, 3:57 am by David Fraser
In two related complaints against two summer camps, the Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada faulted the camps for exchanging information about a camp applicant without adequate consent. [read post]
19 Nov 2014, 12:16 pm by David Fraser
I wrote this as an opinion for the Halifax Chronicle Herald, where it was printed on 19 November 2014: The story of the past week has been the publication ban in the “high profile child pornography case” (Google it), when it should have been a discussion about sexual assault, child pornography and cyberbullying.The police have investigated a number of instances of clear violations of the publication ban and have declined to press charges. [read post]
8 Dec 2018, 1:53 pm by David Fraser
This week, I was pleased to be asked to be on a panel with Daniela Bassan on digital evidence for the Canadian Bar Association - Nova Scotia Annual Conference. [read post]
18 Mar 2015, 9:57 am by David Fraser
Oh, there are so many things wrong with Bill C-51, the government's proposed Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015. [read post]
14 Nov 2013, 8:12 am by David Fraser
Google has today updated its industry leading transparency report and is reporting that user data requests by the US government have doubled over the past three years. [read post]
16 Mar 2018, 6:22 pm by David Fraser
The Canadian Bar Association's British Columbia Privacy and Access Law Section and the Immigration Section kindly invited me to Vancouver this past week to give a presentation on the topic of privacy and privilege at the border. [read post]
28 Apr 2016, 11:29 am by David Fraser
Summary: This discussion paper is intended to address the following question put forward in the OPC’s consultation paper on online reputation: “Can the right to be forgotten find application in the Canadian context and, if so, how? [read post]
5 Dec 2018, 9:42 am by David Fraser
Canadian Privacy Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, has today released a letter written to Navdeep Singh Bains, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, calling for a new Canadian privacy law. [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]
30 Oct 2014, 8:36 am by David Fraser
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released its annual report on the Privacy Act, Canada's federal public sector privacy legislation, for 2013-2014. [read post]
13 Jan 2016, 12:32 pm by David Fraser
A recent case from the Ontario courts suggests -- quite strongly -- that PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and Blackberry security have been cracked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. [read post]
7 Jan 2014, 2:48 pm by David Fraser
The Regina Leader Post has a very fitting tribute to Gary Dickson, who is retiring as Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan: Editorial: Dickson will be a tough act to follow Gary Dickson has done fine job as privacy watchdog THE LEADER-POST JANUARY 7, 2014 Gary Dickson announced last week that he would be resigning from his post as Saskatchewan’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. [read post]
19 Nov 2020, 9:16 am by privacylawyer
We just posted this on the McInnes Cooper client information site: 10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices November 19, 2020 By Sarah Anderson Dykema, CIPP/C, Lawyer at McInnes Cooper, David Fraser, Privacy Lawyer | Partner at McInnes Cooper On November 17, 2020, the federal government proposed dramatic changes to how Canada will enforce privacy law, ushering in a new legal regime to protect individuals’ personal information – and to… [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]
22 Mar 2013, 1:52 pm by David Fraser
Following the lead of Google, Twitter and Facebook, Microsoft has released its first "Transparency report" which provides some visibility into the number of law enforcement requests for user data it receives and what its policies are regarding the disclosure of such data: 2012 Law Enforcement Requests Report. [read post]
6 Jun 2013, 7:32 am by David Fraser
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has today tabled her annual report to Parliament on the private sector privacy law that she oversees. [read post]