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Quebec Privacy Commissioner Nominated to Federal Post

Jennifer Stoddart, Quebec’s current privacy commissioner, has been nominated by the Canadian federal government to assume the post of federal privacy commissioner. Stoddart is expected to face tighter scrutiny than past commissioners due to this summer’s controversy involving ex-commissioner George Radwanski. see: Globe and Mail coverage also see: Canadian Privacy […]

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October 30, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Quebec Privacy Commissioner Nominated to Federal Post

Jennifer Stoddart, Quebec’s current privacy commissioner, has been nominated by the Canadian federal government to assume the post of federal privacy commissioner. Stoddart is expected to face tighter scrutiny than past commissioners due to this summer’s controversy involving ex-commissioner George Radwanski. see: Globe and Mail coverage also see: Canadian Privacy […]

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October 30, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

B.C. Privacy Bill Receives Royal Assent

British Columbia’s privacy legislation has received royal assent. It is now S.B.C. 2003, c. 63. The law takes effect on January 1, 2004. see: Final bill also see: Canadian Privacy Law Review Information

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October 28, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Hackers Using Trojan Defence

Professor Geist is quoted in a Reuters article that notes that prosecutors looking for convictions against accused computer hackers have come across a legal defence expected to become even more widespread — namely that the computer committed the crime and not the hacker. see: Hackers Defence: The Computer Did It […]

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October 28, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Q + A on Internet Law Issues

CNET features a Q + A with Professor Geist on a range of Internet law issues including digital copyright law in Canada, spam, and privacy law enforcement. see: Cyberpiracy North of the Border also see: Canadian Privacy Law Review Information

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October 27, 2003 Comments are Disabled News