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The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.

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Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Article: Privacy officer for hire 

Since the launch of National Privacy Services, we've gotten some quite favourable coverage in the media. ConnectIT had the following article in today's edition:

[ ConnectIT e-News Daily ]:
"Privacy officer for hire
6 April, 2004
by Liam Lahey

Security solutions provider Thor Solutions Inc. and law firm McInnes Cooper have teamed up to form National Privacy Services Inc. (NPSI) � a partnership designed to help small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) understand and comply with Canada�s federal privacy legislation.

According to David T.S. Fraser, chair of McInnes Cooper's privacy group in Halifax, NPSI helps SMBs avoid the expense of building a solution from scratch, spending a great deal of time trying to become privacy experts themselves, and/or ignoring the legislation and risking their businesses by being identified as non-compliant. "

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