Post Tagged with: "CIPPIC"

CIPPIC Files Complaint in Data Breach Case

The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic has filed a formal complaint with the Canadian Privacy Commissioner, requesting a formal investigation into the widely-reported security breach suffered by the Winners group of companies, and affecting consumers who shop at any Winners or HomeSense store in Canada. CIPPIC is concerned […]

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January 25, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

PIPEDA Hearings – Day 06 (CIPPIC, PIAC, MRIA)

The PIPEDA hearings continued on Wednesday with CIPPIC, PIAC, and the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association providing their views.  While I was unable to find a student to blog the event, CIPPIC has posted its meeting notes and speaking notes.

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December 8, 2006 1 comment News

The ISP Privacy Pledge

The ISP Privacy Pledge, an initiative from CIPPIC and Online Rights Canada, has generated some interesting debate this week.  Mark Goldberg criticizes the pledge, arguing that it encourages ISPs to look the other way as part of police investigations, fails to address corporate abuses of personal information, and supports a "digital exemption" to laws and justice.  I think that Alec Saunders does a great job of rebutting Goldberg's position by focusing on the potential for law enforcement abuse, but I wanted to add two additional comments.

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October 5, 2006 5 comments News

CIPPIC Files Formal Objection to the Sony Settlement

The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic has filed a formal objection to Sony's Canadian rootkit class action settlement. The objection received the support of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which challenged Sony's description of the events leading up to the U.S. settlement.  EFF has posted the relevant documents including: […]

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September 18, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

CIPPIC Files Formal Complaint Over SWIFT

While the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has previously announced that she is investigating the issue, CIPPIC has joined forces with Privacy International to file a formal complaint against the big six banks regarding allegedly unlawful disclosures of personal banking information to the U.S. government by SWIFT.

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July 27, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads