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Canada Dashboard Digest | Nonconsensual intimate content victim files suit under Saskatchewan's new privacy law Related reading: Tracking the politics of US privacy legislation

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A Saskatchewan woman has filed what her attorney believes to be the first civil lawsuit in the province under a new privacy law that allows victims to seek financial compensation from someone who shares images of them without consent, CBC News reports. The woman has filed suit against former partner Daylan Heidel, who allegedly repeatedly shared intimate photos of her on the internet without her consent and published her personal information and location “to cause maximum harm.” Heidel pleaded guilty earlier this month to charges that he distributed without consent images of four women, including the plaintiff, whose identity has not been made public, and was sentenced to 18 months in jail.
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