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What Can And Should The Law Do About 'Deepfake': An Update
In March 2018, we published an article titled "What Can the Law Do About 'Deepfake'?", discussing the proliferation of deepfake videos and several causes of action that may be taken against those who create and propagate deepfake material on the internet.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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A $250,000 Reminder that "CASL" is Not Just an Anti-Spam Law
On July 11, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that it has taken enforcement action against Datablocks Inc. ("Datablocks") and Sunlight Media Network Inc. ("Sunlight Media"), two apparently related companies.
Canada
16 Jul 2018
3
The New Frontier Of Jurisdiction: Supreme Court Of Canada Upholds Worldwide Injunction Against Google
The Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision this week in Equustek v. Google Inc., an appeal by Internet giant Google of an order requiring it to change its search engine...
Canada
3 Jul 2017
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Avoiding Liability When Using Keyword Advertising
The British Columbia Court of Appeal in Vancouver Community College v Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc., 2017 BCCA 41 has reversed a lower court decision involving whether the use of keywords in online advertising constitutes passing off.
Canada
8 Feb 2017
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Will Virtual Meetings Become A Reality In Canada?
Teleconference, videoconference, messaging systems, chat rooms, and specialized virtual meeting software now allow for hundreds of participants to attend AGMs remotely.
Canada
27 Jun 2016
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Cybersecurity And The Internet of Things
The "Internet of Things", commonly referred to as the "IoT", is a phrase that loosely describes the growing body of Internet-connected devices, gadgets, and other items that do not fit the traditional concept of a "computer".
Canada
1 Mar 2016
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Purchasing Your Next Piece Of Property With An IPad May Have Just Become A Reality
As of July 1, 2015, Ontario's Electronic Commerce Act ("Act") permits agreements of purchase and sale and other documents that create or transfer an interest in land ("Agreements") to be signed electronically, and to satisfy the requirements of the Statute of Frauds.
Canada
26 Jan 2016
8
Cybersecurity – The Legal Landscape In Canada
In Canada, data protection and cybersecurity are governed by a complex legal and regulatory framework.
Canada
12 Jan 2016
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Developments In Cyber-Risk Insurance Coverage
At one time, organisations may have assumed that losses due to cyber risks were covered under their commercial general liability policies.
Canada
28 Oct 2015
10
Astroturfing: What's Real Online
Many things found on the internet may not be exactly what they seem. Last week the Canadian Competition Bureau reminded us that this truism has legal implications with regard to online reviews.
Canada
23 Oct 2015
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Cyber Risk Insurance: Driving The Risk Management Process
Insurers and other insurance professionals have traditionally been well positioned to drive improvements in risk management processes.
Canada
21 Oct 2015
12
Shining Light In Dark Places: GPEN Sweep Targets Children's Mobile Applications And Websites
On September 2, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released the findings of the third annual Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Privacy Sweep, which took place May 11-15, 2015.
Canada
22 Sep 2015
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Health Privacy Revisited – Upcoming Changes To Ontario's Health Privacy Laws
Privacy matters to Ontarians and even more so, in light of a number of highly publicized breaches of sensitive personal health information in circumstances where one would expect PHI to be protected...
Canada
12 Aug 2015
14
Online Behavioural Advertising: An Update For Advertisers, Ad Networks And Agencies
On April 7, 2015, The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its findings on its investigation into Bell's Relevant Advertising Program.
Canada
11 Aug 2015
15
McMillan Privacy Basics Bulletin Series
Privacy and Data Security are growing areas of concern for businesses.
Canada
3 Aug 2015
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More Changes To Cyber Security Laws On The Horizon?
The issue of cyber security has become increasingly topical as more and more business, government and personal interactions occur online.
Canada
20 Jul 2015
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Privacy Training
Data collected in jurisdictions with mandatory breach reporting indicates that the most common cause of privacy breaches is human error.
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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Global Generic Domains For Financial Institutions: Worth The Price Of Admission?
In 2008, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"), the non-profit organization responsible for creating and maintaining internet domains, approved a program to create new generic top level domains.
Canada
15 Jun 2015
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Bell Gets A Bad Rap For Its RAP (Relevant Advertising Program)
New technologies present vast opportunities for businesses to develop innovative advertising initiatives.
Canada
2 Jun 2015
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Canada
29 Apr 2015
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