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Mobile app privacy practices: the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issues tips for communicating privacy practices to app users

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 17 2014

Communicating privacy practices to users of mobile apps can be challenging, especially given small screen sizes and the difficulty of capturing app

Eastlink abandons its acquisition of Bruce Telecom due to opposition by Competition Bureau

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 16 2014

On August 19, 2014, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that Bragg Communications Inc. (Eastlink) has decided not to proceed with its proposed

US Supreme Court clarifies law on warrantless cell phone searches. Will the Supreme Court of Canada follow?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Lower courts in both Canada and the US have been deeply divided on the application of their respective Supreme Courts' precedents on whether the

A provincial divide: BC Court refuses to certify “system access fee” case despite a Saskatchewan Court certifying a similar case

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On June 5, 2014, the B.C. Supreme Court refused to certify a proposed class action against a group of cell service providers (Rogers, Fido, Bell

Compliance with CAN-SPAM does not equal compliance with CASL

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 10 2014

We are approximately a month away from the effective date of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), July 1, 2014. CASL is widely considered to be

Compliance with CAN-SPAM does not equal compliance with CASL

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 26 2014

We are approximately a month away from the effective date of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) on July 1, 2014. CASL is widely considered to be

Arbitration clauses and class action risk in consumer contracts: the variable Canadian landscape

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 22 2014

The recent Saskatchewan Court of Appeal decision in Chatfiled v Saskatchewan Telecommunications has emphasized the need for corporations entering

Deadline looms for Canada’s anti-spam law but there’s still (barely) time to comply

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In less than six weeks, the e-communications landscape in Canada will undergo a seismic shift. On July 1, 2014, Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) comes

Modification of text messaging tariffs

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 1 2014

In Martin v. Société Telus Communication, 2014 QCCS 1554, a class action was authorized and the case was heard on the merits. The claim

2013 technology law year in review

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2014

2013 was a very active year in the tech sector in Canada. Some of the leading developments over the last year are summarised below. 2013 was a