Post Tagged with: "CIPPIC"

CIPPIC Says Facebook Failing Privacy Promises

CIPPIC argues that Facebook has failed to comply with the privacy commitments it made as part of last year’s settlement with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

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August 27, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

CAUT & CFS Publish Objection to Access Copyright Tariff

The Canadian Association of University Teachers and the Canadian Federation of Students have posted their joint objection to the proposed Access Copyright tariff.  CIPPIC is representing the CAUT and CFS in this case.  Sam Trosow provides a summary of their key points here.

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August 13, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Privacy Law Emerges as Latest Canadian Export

The recent Canadian privacy case involving Facebook attracted international attention as the world's leading social networking site agreed to implement a series of changes that will affect 250 million users.  While the case is widely viewed as a significant victory for Canadian privacy, my weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) notes the issue might never have been addressed but for a second, little-noticed privacy decision released two weeks later.

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September 17, 2009 2 comments Columns

Privacy Law Emerges as Latest Canadian Export

Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 14, 2009 as Standing on Guard for Privacy – Before Facebook The recent Canadian privacy case involving Facebook attracted international attention as the world's leading social networking site agreed to implement a series of changes that will affect 250 million users.  While the […]

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September 14, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Facebook Settles With Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Lots of coverage this morning on the remarkable Facebook settlement, which represents a major success for Canadian privacy and CIPPIC (which launched the case). The best source of information on the forthcoming changes come from the Privacy Commissioner's letter to CIPPIC. Podcast of the press conference available here.

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August 28, 2009 2 comments Must Reads