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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Saturday, October 15, 2005
He has recently posted about an ad that he saw in a publication for private investigators in California. Merlin Data is advertising that it can find you an address for an unlisted number, using information collected by pizza restaurants. See: EPIC West: Electronic Privacy Information Center West Coast Office: Merlin Selling Personal Info From Pizza Delivery Database.
(You may recall Merlin being mentioned on this blog in connection with a Choice Point-type incident: The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Incident: Another data aggregator provides personal information to impostors.)
Labels: information breaches
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