Author: Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-01-15Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-01-15



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Health and longevity

Health and longevity: help to keep your new years resolutionsHealth and longevity: help to keep your new years resolutions



It is a new year. Many of you may have made resolutions to become healthier. But, knowing how to promote health and longevity is no easy task.  People often ask me how I stay young and sharp with all the energy it takes to practice in a challenging technology, intellectual property and privacy law practice at one of Canada’s leading (if not the leading) law firm, McCarthy Tetrault. In short, I have developed strategies for promoting longevity (aka a longer lifespan) and promoting good health while aging (aka health span).…

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-12-25Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-12-25



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-12-18Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2021-12-18



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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