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Phone Companies after R v. Rogers: Constitutional Guardians or Agents of the State?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

People love their phones. Phones now accompany us pretty much wherever we go, whatever we do. People use their phones in church, in restaurants, at


Work and Play All in One Mitigating Risks of Security Incidents and Privacy Breaches in BYOD Programs
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2016

Given the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in today’s world, it is no surprise that Bring Your Own Device


CRTC executes CASL warrant as part of botnet take-down
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2015

On December 3, 2015, the CRTC issued a release announcing its first-ever execution of a warrant under the Canadian anti-spam law (commonly known as


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: what’s in it for telecommunications, e-commerce and intellectual property?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • October 22 2015

On October 5, 2015, Canada and the following 11 Pacific Rim countries: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand


Who goes there? Protecting intellectual property relating to payment innovation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2015

The payments space is undergoing a period of rapid innovation, resulting in traditional financial institutions competing more and more directly with


Online Trust Alliance releases draft “Trust Framework” for the Internet of Things
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 23 2015

By some estimates, there were more than 2 wireless networked devices for every person on the planet in 2014. The multiplier is expected to reach 5 by


Flawed unsubscribes, no proof of consent trip up Porter Airlines in CASL enforcement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an


Cell phone privacy breaches: forgiven for now
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

Courts continue to assert the high privacy interest in cell phones, following the pronouncements of the highest courts in both Canada and the US. A


Beacon Technology: a primer for retailers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 9 2015

Beacon Technology or Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons (collectively, "Beacons") are becoming a major technological advancement available to Canadian


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