Cable & Telecom

Canada’s privacy protections must address consent challenges, says OPC report

OTTAWA – Canada’s federal private sector privacy law should include order-making powers and the ability to impose fines, like the U.S. and many European countries, says the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.Its annual report tabled Thursday in Parliament says “urgent change” is needed to restore Canadians’ confidence in technology."Canadians' fear that they are losing their privacy is real”, said Commissioner Daniel Therrien, in the report’s news release.  “They expect concrete, robust solutions to restore their confidence in technology as something that will serve their interests and not be a threat to their rights.”The report also included the results of a consultation...

Our industry and COVID-19

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