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Global action taken against global Microsoft Imposter telemarketing scam
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, Global, USA
  • September 28 2012

Joint action between the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has led to court orders being obtained against US-based and India-based parties involved in the global 'Microsoft Imposter' phone scam


Manitoba enacts private sector privacy law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 18 2013

In September 2013, the Manitoba government enacted the Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act (the "Act"), making it the


Canadian Privacy Commissioner to host public consultations on cloud computing technologies
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 26 2010

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has announced that it will hold a wide-ranging consultation on privacy issues with respect to the use of cloud computing technologies


Several proposed IT-related laws "die on the order paper" due to Canadian election
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 6 2011

The dissolution of Parliament that preceded the Canadian federal election scheduled for 2 May has derailed several proposed technology-related bills that were in various stages of consideration but did not receive Royal Assent, and therefore "died on the order paper"


Facebook implements privacy changes following Canadian Privacy Commissioner review
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 6 2009

Facebook has agreed to implement a series of changes to its privacy practices to give effect to recommendations by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada


Ontario Court of Appeal finds a new tort for the invasion of privacy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 23 2012

On 18 January 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in the case of Jones v. Tsige, recognizing a common law tort for the invasion of privacy in rare circumstances


Foreign companies doing business in Canada are subject to Canadian privacy legislation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

In a recent decision, the Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) reaffirmed the extraterritorial reach of Canada's federal privacy legislation by finding a European airline company (Airline Company) in breach of the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA


Canadian federal government bill C-12 to add "business transaction" exception to privacy legislation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 31 2012

The Canadian federal government is currently considering a series of amendments to Canada's federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA


Lawful access legislation reintroduced
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 3 2011

The Canadian Government re-introduced the so-called "lawful access" legislation through three separate proposed bills which collectively focus on: (i) personal information disclosure; (ii) mandated surveillance technologies; and (iii) increased police powers


New consultation on technology strategy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 5 2010

On 7 May 2010, in a speech before the Canada 3.0 Technology Summit, the Canadian Federal Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, announced plans for a nationwide consultative process as part of an effort to improve the country's position on adopting and investing in new technologies