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- How Might Bill C-11 Affect the Outcome of a Clearview AI-type Complaint?
A joint ruling from the federal Privacy Commissioner and his provincial counterparts in Quebec, B.C., and Alberta has found that U.S.-based company Clearview AI breached Canadian data protection laws when it scraped photographs from social media websites to create the database it used to support i … Read more »
- Data Mobility (Portability) in Canada's Bill C-11
This post is the third in a series that considers the extent to which the Digital Charter Implementation Act (Bill C-11) by overhauling Canada’s federal private sector data protection law, implements the principles contained in the government’s Digital Charter. This post addresses the fourth princ … Read more »
- How do new data protection enforcement provisions in Canada's Bill C-11 measure up?
This post is the second in a series that considers the extent to which the Digital Charter Implementation Act, by overhauling Canada’s federal private sector data protection law, implements the principles contained in the government’s Digital Charter. It addresses the tenth principle of the Charte … Read more »
- The Gutting of Consent in Bill C-11
Bill C-11, the bill to reform Canada’s private sector data protection regime, is titled the Digital Charter Implementation Act. The Digital Charter is a 10-point plan set out by the federal government to frame its digital agenda. This is the first of a series of posts that considers Bill C-11 in l … Read more »
- Data for Good?: An Assessment of the Proposed Exception in Canada’s Private Sector Data Protection Law Reform Bill
Bill C-11, the Act to reform Canada’s private sector data protection legislation – contains a new provision – one that has no equivalent in the current Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. Section 39 will permit the disclosure of an individual’s personal information withou … Read more »