Newfoundland and Labrador Information and Privacy Commissioner Ed Ring has been appointed to another two-year term, CBC News reports. It is a role Ring has held since 2007.
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I spent this first week of February helping out a client in sunny California (poor me) and I can tell you it wasn't a bad way to pay the bills and get some vitamin D — something I know I'm missing this time of year. This week reminded me again just how most privacy issues have really become quite borderless. In fact, a privacy issue that doesn't have a transborder or online element of it is, pretty much, an anomaly these days. Businesses typically take compliance cues, first, from the country ... Read more
In what is being described as an expansion of the privacy tort, according to Legal Feeds, Ontario Superior Court Justice David Stinson has found in favor of Jane Doe in a case involving the posting of a private sex video. Doe sued after her then 18-year-old ex-boyfriend posted a video online after being expressly asked not to do so. It was online for three weeks before she was able to get it taken down. Stinson set the damages at $100,000, plus pre-judgment interest of $5,500, according to the r... Read more
Ryerson University’s Privacy and Big Data Institute Executive Director Ann Cavoukian took the Canadian government to task for failing to properly protect Canadian metadata after the Communications Security Establishment’s breach, IT World Canada reports. “This is not some unimportant information that was released,” she said. “I was distressed that additional measures weren’t taken to ensure that before information was shared with our external partners there was no information on Canadians, metad... Read more
In the wake of the Communications Security Establishment’s metadata breach, the CIGI-Chatham House Global Commission on Internet Governance’s Sir David Omand is the newest voice lending itself to the “balance of privacy and security” argument in an op-ed for The Globe and Mail. “The year 2016 must be one of reconciliation in which democracies work out a social compact to allow their authorities lawfully to obtain the digital intelligence needed to keep us safe and secure, but under strong safegu... Read more
The Environmental Law Centre asked British Columbia’s Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham to “investigate and report on the apparent breach” of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act by the B.C. government, The Globe and Mail reports. In the formal complaint filed by the ELC, the government failed to disclose “vital health information about a tainted drinking-water aquifer,” the report states. While a government spokesman contended that they had indeed provide... Read more
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