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How Much Should Big Brother Monitor (And Other BYOD Considerations)

Given the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in today’s world, it is no surprise that Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) programs have become an increasingly common arrangement for organizations. BYOD programs allow employees to use their own mobile devices for both personal and business purposes, blurring the traditional … Continue Reading

Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, Comes into Force

On June 18, 2015, Bill S-4, better known as the Digital Privacy Act (DPA), received Royal Assent and is now law, although several sections have yet to come into force.  The DPA makes significant changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), including requiring mandatory breach reporting to both the Privacy Commissioner … Continue Reading
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