Post Tagged with: "Breach"

Canada Needs A National Privacy Breach Reporting Law

My latest Law Bytes column  (Canada Needs A National Privacy Breach Reporting Law  Toronto Star version, freely available hyperlinked version) makes the case for a national Canadian privacy and security breach reporting law. Over the past twelve months, there has been a staggering number of reported privacy and security breaches — with […]

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July 4, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

Ontario Privacy Commissioner Calls For Privacy Breach Reporting Law

Congratulations to Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian for being the first Canadian privacy commissioner to speak out for what should be self-evident: Canada needs a law that requires organizations to report privacy or security breaches to their customers.

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June 24, 2005 1 comment News

CIBC Breach Spotlights Jurisdiction Gap in Canadian Privacy Law

Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines the emergence of a jurisdictional gap in Canada’s privacy law. According to a recent letter from the Privacy Commissioner, the legislation does not extend to investigating organizations without a physical presence in Canada. […]

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December 13, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns