Forty hours on privacy
I will be teaching, for a third consecutive year, DRT-6929E-A, a privacy law course at the University of Montreal Law Faculty. The class is offered to Masters degree students and takes place every Monday from 4 to 7pm, January 12 to April 13, 2015. I have been teaching since 2009 (e-commerce law from 2009 – […] Read more
Mario Dumont show
Mario Dumont show, TVA, December 19, 2014 (interviewed by Mario Dumont on health self-tracking devices and privacy issues). Read more
Health-tracking bracelets and privacy issues
Health-tracking bracelets are growing in popularity and many industry players have introduced these types of devices and apps in the last few years. We can think of the Apple Watch and Healthkit as well as the Fitbit App. Personal fitness bracelets can track users’ steps and calories burned and collect information on health, heart rate, and sleep. […] Read more
Should Facebook access your health information?
A recent article reports that Facebook is considering its first steps into the field of health care: it is exploring creating online support communities that would connect Facebook users suffering from various diseases or chronic ailments. Facebook would also be exploring new “preventative care” apps that would help users improve their lifestyles. Interesting benefits One one hand, without any doubt, there could […] Read more