Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation is under review by Canada’s Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. The INDU Committee, as it is known, has been inundated with submissions arguing that CASL is overly broad, unclear, and not proportionate to the harms that the legislation seeks to curb.
Equifax Canada has revised the number of Canadians caught up in a massive data breach earlier this year, saying an investigation has found that more than 19,000 were affected.
Canadian companies that try to hide data breaches could soon face fines under new regulations being proposed by the federal government. The move would force companies to let people know if their personal information has fallen into the wrong hands.
At a meeting Thursday of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee, MEPs discussed the current status of the agreement between the EU and Canada on the sharing of airline passenger name records.
An Ottawa mother with no legal training is hauling billion-dollar tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook and Bell into court to help answer a basic but haunting question.
Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.
In the June 27, 2017, issue of The Privacy Advisor, Ryan Chiavetta, wrote an excellent and highly relevant article entitled “Could Canada lose its adequacy standing?” The question is so pressing that it needs reiterating.
The world has changed a lot since the European Commission gave Canada its “adequacy” standing in 2001, determining the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, commonly known as PIPEDA, properly protects personal data transferred from the EU to Canada.
Heads of the intelligence services of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States – the “Five Eyes” alliance – met in Ottawa. The Australian delegation entered the meeting saying publicly that they intended to “thwart the encryption of terrorist messaging.”
China has signed an agreement to stop conducting state-sponsored cyberattacks against the Canadian private sector, the Globe and Mail reported on Sunday, citing an official communiqué.