Author: Barry Sookman

Bill 64 outsourcing

Getting ready for Quebec’s Bill 64 privacy law impacts on outsourcingGetting ready for Quebec’s Bill 64 privacy law impacts on outsourcing



The passage of Bill 64 (the Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information) will have major consequences for companies doing business in the province that engage in outsourcing. Outsourcing involving transfers, communications, or disclosures of personal information to third parties (referred to here as “disclosures”) and is extremely common in Quebec and Canada. The types of outsourcings vary considerably and includes payment processing, IT services, artificial intelligence (AI) services (and there are many of these), business processing outsourcing, and a myriad of different types of cloud computing.

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-11-27Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-11-27



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Blockchain vulnerabilities

Blockchain vulnerabilities – crypto hacks, blockchain forensics and legal challengesBlockchain vulnerabilities – crypto hacks, blockchain forensics and legal challenges



It is often assumed that blockchain based digital currencies and applications are safe and secure. In fact, blockchain ecosystems including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Ether, smart contracts that power a plethora of transactions, and blockchain exchanges have many vulnerabilities. Like many other financial systems, blockchain based systems are subject to all manner of hacks, frauds, scams, and vulnerabilities. They happen at the speed and anonymity of the Internet. There are, understandably, numerous legal challenges when it comes to obtaining civil remedies for these Internet based crimes.…

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-11-13Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-11-13



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