Tag: PIPEDA

OPC position on online reputation: search engines must de-index privacy violating personal informationOPC position on online reputation: search engines must de-index privacy violating personal information



Are search engines subject to PIPEDA? Should they be required to de-index web pages such as when information about an individual is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated, ;or when the linked to information is illegal? Should search engines be subject to a notice and de-indexing or demotion regime?… ...

PIPEDA privacy law given business friendly interpretation by Supreme Court: RBC v TrangPIPEDA privacy law given business friendly interpretation by Supreme Court: RBC v Trang



Canada’s federal privacy law, PIPEDA, was enacted to be one of our framework laws that would underpin our digital economy. It’s goal was to recognize the privacy rights of individuals and at the same time to recognize the legitimate needs of organizations to collect, use, and disclose personal information.… ...

Digital Privacy Act: Important work still to be done by the INDU CommitteeDigital Privacy Act: Important work still to be done by the INDU Committee



The Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) will make significant changes to Canadian privacy law when it is enacted. The amendments to PIPEDA have been in the making since 2007 following the statutory review of PIPEDA by the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.… ...

Canada to amend PIPEDA with the Digital Privacy ActCanada to amend PIPEDA with the Digital Privacy Act



Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act (An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act,) was given First Reading in the Senate today.  The summary of the Bill describes the proposed amendments as follows: This enactment amends the Personal ...

Copyright and privacy bills to be introduced in House of CommonsCopyright and privacy bills to be introduced in House of Commons



The Government will likely introduce new Bills to amend the Copyright Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) within the next few days. The Parliament of Canada Notice Paper for Wednesday September 28, 2011 provides notice that the Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) will introduce ...

Supreme Court rules on whether access laws apply to records of PMO but not which records are personal informationSupreme Court rules on whether access laws apply to records of PMO but not which records are personal information



The Supreme Court released its reasons Friday in an important appeal in which the Court had to decide whether citizens can demand disclosure of records located in the offices of the Prime Minister, Ministers of the Crown, the RCMP and PCO under the Access to Information Act.… ...

The OPC on online tracking, profiling and targeting and cloud computingThe OPC on online tracking, profiling and targeting and cloud computing



The Office of the Privacy Commissioner released a report yesterday on online tracking, profiling and targeting and cloud computing, Report on the 2010 Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Consultations on Online Tracking, Profiling and Targeting, and Cloud Computing. These areas are currently very hot and challenging topics for ...

Government introduces bills to fight SPAM and spyware and to amend PIPEDAGovernment introduces bills to fight SPAM and spyware and to amend PIPEDA



Earlier today the Government introduced two important Bills – Bills C-28 and C-29. Bill C-28, Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act, is the re-introduction of the Electronic Commerce Protection Act (ECPA). It is essentially the Bill as passed by the House of Commons just before the olympics with a few changes.… ...

Copyright Reform for Canada: What Should We Do? My submission to the Copyright consultationCopyright Reform for Canada: What Should We Do? My submission to the Copyright consultation



This is a copy of my personal submission to the Canadian Government consultation on copyright reform. Sookman Copyright Consultation Reform Submission For more information about the Copyright Modernization Act or Bill C-11 or copyright reform, see Change and the Copyright Modernization Act.… ...