Privacy and data

Digital privacy evolves in class actions

Digital privacy evolves in class actions

With two recent failed digital privacy class-action certifications, litigators say certification is becoming a higher hurdle to pass

Phishing for victims

Phishing for victims

A lawyer’s email can be both the front door through which clients enter and the back door through which thieves sneak.

Preparing for the inevitable hack

Preparing for the inevitable hack

In 2019’s online environment, experts in cybersecurity say businesses that handle personal information need to know that protecting themselves from liability is not a matter of if a data breach occurs but when.

The smart cities challenge

The smart cities challenge

Setting her sights on Toronto’s Quayside plan to convert 12 acres of former industrial and docking land into a community that is connected from the ground up, Ann Cavoukian envisions a “smart city of privacy, not a smart city of surveillance.”

Bringing competition to  the digital age

Bringing competition to the digital age

Sitting in the boardroom of his Gatineau, Que. office, his glasses pushed on to his head and a Starbucks venti sitting untouched in front of him, Matthew Boswell is describing his ambition for Canada’s top competition watchdog.

Data compliance goes global

Data compliance goes global

As in-house counsel for Shopify, Vivek Narayanadas has to navigate a constantly changing landscape when it comes to privacy and data protection laws around the world.