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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


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