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Boards must take privacy breach response seriously: Levine

Ignorance is no longer an excuse for boards when it comes to privacy breaches, Vancouver privacy and information lawyer  Sara Levine  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Failed U.K. privacy breach action would fare better in Canada

Canadian consumers have a better set of legal tools to hold companies responsible for privacy breaches than their U.K. counterparts, judging by a recent ruling involving an ... Read more

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Cities could add another layer to data protection

Protecting citizens' private online information is so important that municipalities are even stepping up to provide another layer of protection to consumers, says London, ... Read more

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Tech firms must follow Canadian anti-spam laws

Tech firms should review their business practices with a lawyer to ensure they're following Canadian laws after two companies were recently fined a total of $250,000 for the ... Read more

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Doctors need consent to treat you, share medical info: Levine

When it comes to health care, patients should know there are two distinctly different types of consent, says Vancouver privacy and health law lawyer  Sara Levine . ... Read more

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Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook

A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the ... Read more

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Siskinds files proposed class actions against banks

Siskinds LLP has filed proposed class-action lawsuits against the two Canadian banks involved in recent cyber-security breaches, says London, Ont., privacy lawyer Peter Dillon ... Read more

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Dillon to speak at LEDC technology series

London, Ont. privacy lawyer  Peter Dillon  will discuss cybersecurity at a technology series hosted by the London Economic Development Corporation on June 14. Dillon, ... Read more

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Does PIPEDA protect social media personal data?

Companies like Facebook and Google — which have come under intense criticism for their handling of personal information — need to enter into a new social contract with ... Read more

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Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the GDPR

The European Union’s new rules for data protection will change the way Canadian companies do business there, says privacy lawyer  Peter Dillon . The General Data ... Read more

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Digital privacy legislation looms: Levine

Digital companies should expect fresh regulatory legislation as the fallout continues from a recent scandal involving personal data being harvested from a social media ... Read more

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Facebook data breach shows need for greater accountability

The massive privacy breach of Facebook users’ data and the ensuing outcry from governments and the public, illustrates the need for greater accountability from social ... Read more

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Protecting one’s information on social media

The recent scandal that erupted after Facebook data was harvested and used by a political consulting firm should serve as a reminder to social media users to read the fine ... Read more

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The importance of privacy rights in the workplace

In a world where cameras and other forms of surveillance are “pervasive,” workplace monitoring must strike a balance between the privacy rights of employees and the ... Read more

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Fresh privacy guidance for B.C. doctors overdue

Fresh guidance for physicians on the privacy and security of patient records is long overdue, says Vancouver privacy and information lawyer  Sara Levine . The recently ... Read more

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Privacy ruling poses challenges for broadcast industry

A small claims ruling that awarded a woman privacy breach damages after footage of her jogging was used in a condo commercial could cause challenges for broadcasters and ... Read more

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Canadians must prepare for new EU privacy rules

The European Union's new privacy regulations could have a big impact on Canadian businesses, Toronto corporate lawyer  Peter Murphy tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  ... Read more

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Public should weigh in on workplace surveillance tool laws

The increasing trend toward legislation that would mandate the use of continuous surveillance tools as a safety precaution in private sector organizations would benefit from a ... Read more

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Leadership in an information age

Business and government organizations can only be true leaders in an information age when they take time to consider the human impact of all their policies around privacy and the ... Read more

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Canada's sensitive data on the table at NAFTA talks: Levine

Canada risks losing control of the sensitive personal data of its citizens if pending free trade negotiations end restrictions on the flow and storage of information, says ... Read more

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