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Settlement of Walmart Canada Photo Centre Data Breach Lawsuits - Lessons Learned
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 22 2017

The Walmart Canada Photo Centre website, operated by Vancouver-based service provider PNI Digital Media ("PNI"), was the victim of a cyber-attack that


U.S. Repeal of Privacy Rules Causes Concern For U.S. Internet Users - What do the Changes Mean for Canadians?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 19 2017

On April 3, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the bill repealing Internet privacy protections that were approved by the Federal


Cybersecurity and Ransomware: Understanding Cyber Threats, Monitoring Data Leakage and Monitoring Reputational Damage
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 5 2017

Organizations around the world were recently (and rather rudely) reminded of their data vulnerability when WannaCry unleashed its international


U.S. Marketers: Get Ready for Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) Lawsuits
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 31 2017

CASL was passed into law on December 15, 2010, over the vigorous objection of marketers and business owners, and became effective on July 1, 2014


Cybersecurity Lessons from the United States: A Guide for Directors and Officers
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 23 2017

The recent global ransomware attack (WannaCry) was yet another reminder of the increased threat posed by cyber breaches. While cybersecurity attacks


Social media and personal injury lawsuits
  • Will Davidson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 9 2017

The Pew Research Centre reports that nearly 70 per cent of Americans - and 86 per cent of 18- to 29-year-olds - use social media in some form, up


Goldilocks and the Interactive Bear: The Privacy Nightmare
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 28 2017

Once upon a time, which happened to be close to around March 2015, Mattel introduced Hello Barbie, the world’s first “interactive doll”. With the


Keyword ads Only infringing if they’re confusing
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 22 2017

Neighbors can be helpful. Our Canadian neighbors may have just helped U.S. trademark owners who wonder about the legality of use of their trademarks


Cyber Risk Management: Mandatory Breach Reporting & Record Keeping
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 21 2017

We previously wrote about the Digital Privacy Act and its various changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act


Corporate Disclosure by Reporting Issuers on Social Media
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 20 2017

It would be an understatement to characterize the presence and use of social media in our daily lives as being ubiquitous in scope and nature. The