Right to Be Forgotten

News media denied participation in Google vs. Canada, for now

The Federal Court recently refused a request, made by CBC and a group of media organizations, to intervene in a case involving the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and Google. The OPC brought a reference to the… Read More ›

Should marketers be worried by the latest OPC decision?

Canadians would likely find it difficult to argue with the outcome of a recent Report of Findings issued by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) involving the repurposing of public profile information of Facebook users by a… Read More ›

Using the Criminal Code to Require News Media to “Un-Publish” Fails

In Canada, s. 486.4(2.1) of the Criminal Code to make an order protecting a victim of a crime from having any information that could identify the victim from being “published in any document or broadcast or transmitted in any way.”… Read More ›