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New Privacy Tort: Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Stuff
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

Privacy law is responding to disturbing social trends on the internet. Last week, in Jane Doe 464533 v. N.D. (“Doe“), the Ontario Superior Court


New tort of privacy in Ontario
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 19 2012

As of January 18, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal has concluded that Ontario law permits civil actions for damages for the invasion of personal privacy


Canada - being smart about 'bring your own device'
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 27 2015

Letting employees use their personal devices for work purposes can make good business sense for a company. Apart from potentially saving on overhead


MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, 702 F.3d 725 (2d Cir. 2012)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • March 25 2013

Plaintiff MacDermid Chemicals ("MacDermid"), a Connecticut company, decided to terminate the employment of Defendant Jackie Deiter, who worked and


Canada - police may seize a computer without a warrant where they reasonably believe it is necessary to prevent the imminent destruction of evidence
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued a decision in which it found that a warrantless search of a household and seizure of a computer


Canada - Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner releases results of GPEN mobile apps privacy sweep
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released its findings and general guidance following a recent


Canada - CASL provisions on installing computer programs coming into force January 15, 2015
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

On January 15, 2015, the provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") that apply to the installation of computer programs will come into force


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


Three Canadian agencies enter MOU to clarify shared responsibilities under anti-spam law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 18 2014

In advance of the coming into force of Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL"), one challenge for companies seeking to ensure that their practices are


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