Privacy czar’s Home Depot investigation exposes weaknesses in Ottawa’s new privacy bill
There should be no room for ‘implied’ consent in Bill C-27. It is a dated idea that creates confusion for consumers, and for businesses, as in the case of Home Depot.
In a January report, Canadian Privacy Commissioner Philippe Dufresne found Home Depot failed to get customer ‘knowledge and consent’ before sharing information with Meta. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade