The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
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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Friday, March 04, 2005
Thanks to Rob Hyndman for pointing me to the following article on Findlaw.
A recent FTC consent order may have significant repurcussions for those in the United States who may want to change their online privacy policies to allow them to use information in new ways.
Modern Practice - Privacy Policies: Beware of Changes:
"By Justine Young Gotshall
© 2004 Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP"
Canadians will want to take a look at Kanitz v. Rogers Cable Inc. (2002), 58 O.R. (3d) 299 (S.C.J.), which gives more latitude when changing online contracts, as long as you have given notice that you may do so from time to time.
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