Global News Roundup: July 26-Aug. 2, 2021

(Aug 2, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Luxembourg's data protection authority issued a record-setting EU General Data Protection Regulati... Read More

Roundup: China, India, EU, US and more

(Aug 2, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, Luxembourg's data protection authority issued a record-setting EU General Data Protection Regulati... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, July 30, 2021

(Jul 30, 2021) Not wanting to be left behind, the Alberta government announced this week it is consulting on modernizing its privacy laws. It hopes the input “… will help s... Read More

Unpacking results of OPC's 2020-2021 privacy survey

(Jul 29, 2021) On June 15, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released the results of the “2020-21 Survey of Canadians on Privacy-Related Issues.” The goal of... Read More

Government seeks comment on Alberta's privacy protections

(Jul 29, 2021) The government of Alberta, Canada, is soliciting public feedback regarding the improvement of privacy protections across the province. The government is taki... Read More

A discussion on impact, readiness for CPPA

(Jul 29, 2021) While considerations for Canada's Consumer Privacy Pr... Read More

A deep dive into Canadians' privacy concerns

(Jul 29, 2021) On June 15, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released the results of the “ Read More

Canadian security, privacy startup raises $100M in funding round

(Jul 28, 2021) Canadian security and privacy startup 1Password raised $100 million in a recent funding round, increasing the company’s value to $2 billion, Reuters reports.... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, July 23, 2021

(Jul 23, 2021) The decriminalization of marijuana use in Canada is certainly not news anymore. I’m going to give you the straight dope and admit I’m a bit of a nerd when it... Read More

Facial recognition pilot caught millions of travelers at Toronto airport

(Jul 22, 2021) The Globe and Mail reports a 2016 facial recognition pilot at Toronto Pearson International Airport was the largest government deployment of biometric techno... Read More