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OPC Publishes Draft Position on Online Reputation

Last Friday, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) published its Draft Position on Online Reputation. In this Draft Position, the OPC articulated the view that the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) already include a de-indexing right – allowing individuals to request that search engines de-index results with respect to their […] Read more

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Diffusion d’images intimes par un ex-conjoint et dédommagement de la victime

Auteure: Claire Farnoux, étudiante au cours DRT-6929E-A Depuis le mois de décembre 2014, le code criminel canadien prévoit une infraction de publication non consensuelle d’une image intime, en son article 162.1(1) visant « Quiconque sciemment publie, distribue, transmet, vend ou rend accessible une image intime d’une personne, ou en fait la publicité, sachant que cette personne n’y […] Read more

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Forty hours on privacy

I will be teaching, for a fourth 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 11 to April 11, 2016. I have been teaching since 2009 (e-commerce law from 2009 – […] Read more

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Damages awarded for the recording of intimate activities without consent but with limited broadcasting

In the recent case of L.D. c. J.V., Superior Court judge Lukasz Granosik awarded damages to a plaintiff after the defendant recorded their sexual activities without her knowledge and consent, in a situation in which there was limited broadcasting of the recording. The plaintiff knew that the defendant had in his possession certain videotapes of his […] Read more

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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