Opinion

Strong privacy laws needed in digital age

Rather than weakening or abandoning consent models, Canadian law needs to upgrade its approach by making consent more effective in the digital environment.

Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien should resist calls from the business community for rules that take the onus off of companies to protect the privacy of individuals, writes MIchael Geist. Photograph by Dave Chan/Office of the Privacy Commissioner

By MICHAEL GEIST

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 11:01 AM

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