Professor Geist comments in the National Post on the federal Privacy Commissioner’s latest finding focusing on webcam surveillance in the workplace. He notes that the decision is part of a larger trend toward restricting surveillance practices on privacy grounds.
The Canadian version of the Creative Commons license will be officially launched in Ottawa today. The Ottawa Citizen covers the news, providing background on the Canadian experience and the interest in the license among many creator groups.
Professor Geist comments on the recent decision by the CRTC to stay its new telemarketing rules as requested by the Canadian Marketing Association. Professor Geist argues that the government needs to act or risk leaving critical protections in limbo.
The Canadian Privacy Commissioner has issued several new findings including one involving a complaint against a loyalty program that inadvertently disclosed the email addresses of 618 program participants. The commissioner ruled that error was a violation of PIPEDA, though unlike a similar case in the United States involving Eli Lilly, […]
The Canadian Radiotelevision and Telecommunications Commission has approved, with one exception, an application by the Canadian Marketing Association to issue a stay on its telemarketing rules. The rules deal with the prospect for a do-not-call list and impose a series of obligations on Canadian businesses that raised privacy and cost […]