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'Right to be forgotten' raises regulatory questions

Further guidelines and clarity may need to be developed as the campaign for a “right to be forgotten” gathers steam at home and abroad, Toronto litigator  ... 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 scandal boosts awareness of data privacy

Canadians’ growing awareness of data ownership rules could be a silver lining in the Facebook privacy scandal, Toronto litigator  Sharon Bauer  tells  ... 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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Facial recognition technology raises privacy concerns

In Part 1 of a three-part series on privacy, Toronto privacy lawyer Sharon Bauer explores the threat landscape around facial recognition apps. Facial recognition ... 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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Self-driving vehicles face insurance, privacy concerns

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) — also known as self-driving vehicles — are a reality and all levels of government in Canada need to start exploring their impact on our ... Read more

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Cellphone searches at U.S. border crossings – a guide

Canadian travellers ought to be very concerned with the level of searches that customs officials at the U.S. border are permitted to conduct on cellphones and electronic devices, ... 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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Organizations hiding data breaches will face stiff penalties: Bauer

MONTREAL — Canada's Privacy Commissioner has asked credit monitoring company Equifax to provide a full report on its large-scale security breach, including details on how ... 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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Corporate boards and a person-centred approach to privacy ethics

Corporate boards can begin the process of ensuring a company operates with a person-centred approach to privacy ethics by looking at its mission, vision and values statements, ... Read more

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Privacy and ethics in an algorithmic age

It’s critical for businesses and public organizations to adopt a person-centred privacy model that reflects an ethical approach to using data, says Vancouver privacy and ... Read more

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Fintech companies and regulatory requirements around privacy

Financial technology companies need to incorporate ethical and privacy principles into the earliest stages of product development   to avoid costly regulatory problems down ... Read more

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