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Google's latest transparency report: Law enforcement requests up 150% over five years

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Google has released its most recent iteration of its transparency report. In a posting on the Google Public Policy Blog, Richard Salgado, Legal Director, Law Enforcement and Information Security, writes that Google has seen a 15% increase in government data demands (excluding national security demands) since the second half of last year, and a 150% jump since Google's first report 2009. Breaking... more »

Premium on Wolves’ Heads and other 1868 Assiniboia laws (Throwback Thursday)

Legal Sourcery

By Sarah Roussel-Lewis On December 29th, 1868 the Premium on Wolves’ Heads was amended in Assiniboia. It had previously noted that “A premium of Five Shillings for the lead of every large, and of Two Shillings and Sixpence for the head of every small Wolf”. The amendment repealed the premium a... more »

“Miscontruction of the Facts” Leads to Expert Opinion Rejection

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Earlier this month I discussed the “Garbage In Garbage Out” Principle which basically means an expert opinion based on flawed facts is of little value to the Court.  Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry demonstrating that an opinion based... more »

Review of IPC exclusion decisions now (officially) subject to reasonableness review

All About Information

A friend just brought a notable FIPPA judicial review from February 24th to my attention. In it, the Divisional Court affirmed an IPC order to disclose the full names of FRO employees in response to a request for personal information. The IPC held that the employment-related records exclusion in F... more »