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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

Keep It To Yourself: Ontario Court Introduces Tort of Public Disclosure in Doe v D, 2016 ONSC 541

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Doe v D (“Doe”) recently introduced the tort of “public disclosure of private facts”, expanding the scope of privacy protection in Canadian common law.[1]  In this case, the Plaintiff brought an action against the Defendant, her ex-boyfriend, for posting a private video of her onto a pornography website.  … Continue Reading
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