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Wiertz Sebastien - Privacy by Sebastien Wiertz (CC BY 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/ahk6nh

Privacy

PIPEDA Takes Effect , Ontario Today

PIPEDA Takes Effect , Ontario Today, CBC Radio

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January 5, 2004 Comments are Disabled Tv / Radio

The Long Arm of the USA Patriot Act: A Threat to Canadian Privacy?

The Long Arm of the USA Patriot Act: A Threat to Canadian Privacy? Co-authored with Milana Homsi. Submission to the B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner (2004)

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January 1, 2004 1 comment Reports

Canada’s Privacy Law Days Away From Full Effect

With PIPEDA scheduled to take full effect on January 1st, the media is beginning to take notice. Professor Geist comments in this Ottawa Sun article on the readiness of Canadian business to comply with the new law. see: Ready or Not, New Privacy Law’s Here also see: True Extent of […]

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December 17, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Police Using the Web to Track Crime Suspects

Professor Geist appeared on CBC News discussing a new police website being used to help authorities track down criminal suspects. see: CBC Interview also see: Canadian Privacy Law Review Information

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November 27, 2003 Comments are Disabled Audio

Privacy and Expectations

Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Lawbytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) contrasts privacy compliance in Canada and the U.S. It argues that while Canada may have enacted comprehensive privacy legislation, there are minimal expectations that the law will be enforced aggressively. It concludes that organizations with […]

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November 17, 2003 Comments are Disabled Columns