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- Canadian Bill S-210 proposes age verification for internet users
There’s a bill working its way through the Parliament that presents a clear and present danger to the free and open internet, to freedom of expression and to privacy online. It’s a private member’s bill that shockingly has gotten traction. You may have heard of it, thanks to Professor Michael Geist, … Read more »
- How the Grinch Stole Privacy – A Privacylawyer Holiday Special
I also had the oppotunity to talk about this silly take with CBC Information Morning Halifax and Cape Breton. You can listen to the interviews here: Halifax, Cape Breton. … Read more »
- Federal Court concludes that a “virtual presence” in Canada is enough to be ordered to assist CSIS
Decision follows trend starting in BC that a virtual presence in Canada is enough to be ordered to produce recordsThe Federal Court of Canada, in connection with an application for a warrant and an assistance order under the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, was required to consider whethe … Read more »
- Being on the receiving end of a warrant from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)
So someone from CSIS just called ….There’s a first time for everything. You get a call from an “UNKNOWN NUMBER” and the caller says they work with Public Safety Canada and they’re looking for some information. This happens from time to time at universities, colleges, telecoms, internet-based busines … Read more »
- What is the "legitimate interests" exception to consent under Canada's proposed privacy law?
So Bill c-27, also known as the digital charter implementation act of 2022 has been before Canada’s Parliament for consideration for quite some time. Even before this parliamentary session, a bill substantially similar to the present one was tabled and then died on the order paper in the previous pa … Read more »