Archive for February, 2004

The Debate Over Privacy Law Continues

In response to my recent Toronto Star column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) defending PIPEDA, Canada’s privacy law, the paper today features a debate over the arguments presented in that column. Professor Richard Owens argues that PIPEDA “tarnishes lawmaking, impedes business unnecessarily and threatens constitutional disorder”, while […]

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February 6, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

Warren’s Washington Daily

OECD Holds Global Spam Summit

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February 6, 2004 Comments are Disabled Print

Canada badly needs a national standard

The costs associated with privacy protection have long been a source of considerable debate. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner, who together with the Toronto Star’s Tyler Hamilton wrote The Privacy Payoff, maintains that good privacy practices are actually good for business. In my column of January 19, I argued maintaining […]

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February 1, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive