Cable & Telecom

Rogers sees customer data requests drop by more than 61,000

TORONTO - Rogers received 113,655 requests for customer data from federal agencies in 2014, down more than 61,000 from nearly 175,000 requests in 2013, the company disclosed Thursday in its second Transparency Report.Rogers credited the decrease in requests to modifications that it made to its disclosure policy last June requiring a court order, warrant or equivalent (except in emergencies) for all requests.  The company said that it made those changes in response to customer concerns and after further review of the Supreme Court ruling in the case of R v Spencer.The report says that Rogers fully complies with Canadian privacy law...