Canada’s privacy commissioner needs power to fine privacy infringers
By Florian Martin-BariteauJun. 5, 2017
The House Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics is currently reviewing our privacy legal framework. It’s time to act and provide the commissioner with those long-awaited enforcement powers.
Facebook tracks us all over the internet. WhatsApp shares our personal information. But Canada’s privacy “protection” agency is unable to take any action to protect Canadians… while other countries impose million dollar fines.
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