Canadian privacy laws

Federal Privacy Law Faces Challenges In Canada

Currently, Canadian wireless carriers and other companies can be asked to share a customer’s private data with the government without the need for a warrant. In 2011, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association said its members received a total of 1.2 million requests in one year, and disclosed information about 780,000 customers. Chris Parsons, a Canadian...

iPhone Thief Off The Hook Due To Privacy Laws

[caption id="attachment_107354" align="aligncenter" width="619"] Kirk Darch and his daughter KatelynPhotograph by: Jean Levac , Ottawa Citizen[/caption] Kirk Darch bought his daughter, Katelyn, a brand new $900 iPhone 5 last summer for her 16th birthday. The iPhone was stolen from the mailbox of their Blossom Park home in late August, then sold by the thief. On...