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Global privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 6 - May 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, USA, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, China, European Union, France, Germany, Honduras, Japan
  • May 13 2015

On February 11, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") released its biennial High Risk List, which is "intended to help inform the

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Taiwan, USA, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

The Internet never forgets: Google Inc.’s “right to be forgotten” EU ruling and its implications in Canada
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • August 7 2014

In May of this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued a groundbreaking decision for online privacy rights in Google Inc. v

Are you compliant? Online behavioural advertising in Canada, the U.S., and Europe
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • December 29 2012

Online behavioural advertising (OBA) has become a hot topic for social media and Internet advertisers over the last few years, and compliance with both legal and self-regulatory regimes has never been more important

Use of facial recognition technology raises privacy concerns
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • June 24 2011

Recent developments involving the use of facial recognition technology have raised privacy concerns in the United States, Europe and Canada

Regulating cookies: important differences between Canada and Europe
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • February 29 2012

The commercial utility of cookies, and other online tracking devices that store information about a user between Internet browsing sessions, has helped make them a nearly ubiquitous feature of websites worldwide

Will Europe’s “right to be forgotten” cross the pond to Canada?
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada, European Union
  • May 19 2014

The European Court of Justice's recent affirmation of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' has stirred intense debate and stoked fears about the future

Facebook poked twice over online privacy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • August 27 2009

Amid growing public and legislative concerns over online privacy, particularly in relation to the privacy of user-generated content, Facebook has been in the spotlight over its privacy policies

Google now has an online form for a request to be removed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • June 3 2014

In an earlier post we discussed a decision of the European Court of Justice ruling that Google must provide users with a right to delete links about

LinkedIn opts-in to using its user's personal information
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • September 29 2011

On June 16, 2011, LinkedIn made certain changes to its privacy policy which are causing quite a stir, both in the media and among LinkedIn users