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Fast-tracked Digital Privacy Bill leaves too many Canadians in the dark

The reality is that the new data breach disclosure is likely to lead to under-reporting of breaches, while an expansion of voluntary warrantless disclosure rules may mean that the information on thousands of Canadians is disclosed without any court oversight.

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While there are some notable improvements to Canadian privacy law, two significant concerns undermine Industry Minister James Moore’s bill.

 

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Fast-tracked Digital Privacy Bill leaves too many Canadians in the dark

The reality is that the new data breach disclosure is likely to lead to under-reporting of breaches, while an expansion of voluntary warrantless disclosure rules may mean that the information on thousands of Canadians is disclosed without any court oversight.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
While there are some notable improvements to Canadian privacy law, two significant concerns undermine Industry Minister James Moore’s bill.

 

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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