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Privacy Commissioner Issues SWIFT Report

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has concluded that the United States did not break Canadian law in a post-Sept. 11 terrorism investigation, even though Canadians' personal banking information was likely handed over to U.S. authorities. Privacy Commissioner Stoddart also found that SWIFT, the European financial co-operative that provides messaging services […]

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April 2, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Privacy Commissioner Launches SWIFT Investigation

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has announced that she has launched an investigation into the privacy issues related to SWIFT.  It is good to see that the Commissioner is willing to proceed on this issue, but frustrating that they have not taken the same approach with other privacy issues involving […]

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August 14, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

CIPPIC Files Formal Complaint Over SWIFT

While the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has previously announced that she is investigating the issue, CIPPIC has joined forces with Privacy International to file a formal complaint against the big six banks regarding allegedly unlawful disclosures of personal banking information to the U.S. government by SWIFT.

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July 27, 2006 Comments are Disabled News