Post Tagged with: "identity theft"

Identity Theft Law Passes

The CBC reports that the government's identity theft legislation has been passed. It includes several new criminal code offences.

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October 28, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

Survey Says Ten Percent of Online Canadian Shoppers Hit By ID Theft

A new Ipsos Reid survey claims that ten percent of Canadian online shoppers have reported experiencing ID theft.

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October 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

Conservatives Promise Anti-Spam Legislation

After sitting on the issue for two and a half years in government, the Conservatives today promised to introduce anti-spam legislation along the lines of that recommended by the National Anti-Spam Task Force in 2004.  As a member of that task force, this is welcome news, though it is difficult […]

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September 25, 2008 2 comments News

Manitoba Teen Charged With Impersonating Teacher on Facebook

A Manitoba teenager has been charged with "personation" after allegedly posing as a teacher on Facebook.  The profile included the teacher's name, photo, and other information.

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May 5, 2008 1 comment News

Canada’s Identity Theft Bill: What It Says and What’s Missing

The federal government yesterday introduced much-needed identity theft legislation.  Bill C-27 includes several important provisions focusing on identity theft such as trafficking in documents and identity information.  Key provisions include: making, possessing, transferring, or selling "identity documents" of another person becomes an offence punishable with up to five years in […]

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November 22, 2007 5 comments News