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The 4th edition of Privacy in the Workplace now available for preorder

The 4th Edition of Privacy in the Workplace (LexisNexis, co-authored with Lyndsay A. Wasser), is now available for pre-order. Our book is an everyday guide to Canadian privacy laws as they apply to the workplace, and includes easy-to-follow guidance on employers’ privacy compliance responsibilities. This edition features best practices as well as guidance on the following topics: […] 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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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

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Ghomeshi: not just an employee, also a public figure

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”) fired Jian Ghomeshi after receiving certain information precluding CBC from continuing to employ him. Ghomeshi then turned to his personal Facebook page to issue a statement claiming he was fired due to fears of a scandal resulting from his sexual behaviour. He also claims that his private life is nobody’s business and […] Read more

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Using fake Facebook profiles in investigations

Facebook, in its terms of use, requests that users be truthful on Facebook: “You will not provide any false personal information on Facebook, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission” (section 4). Given that most profiles may contain valuable information useful for any investigation, more and more we are seeing fake profiles […] Read more