Cable & Telecom

OPC seeks Federal Court determination as it wrestles with de-indexing

OTTAWA - The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is asking the Federal Court to help determine whether Google’s search engine is subject to federal privacy law when it indexes web pages and presents search results in response to queries of a person’s name.In an application dated October 10, the OPC asks the court to consider the issue in the context of a complaint involving an individual who alleges Google is contravening the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) by prominently displaying links to online news articles about him when his name is searched.The unnamed complainant...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.