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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Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Researchers at Queens University, funded by SSHRC, had the pollsters at Ipsos Reid carry out a rather comprehensive survey of residents of a range of countries on privacy issues. Questions covered a wide range, from privacy concerns, privacy attitudes and knowledge of privacy laws.
There has been a lot of reporting on the study since it came out yesterday:
The coverage is interesting, but it's worthwhile taking a look at the presentation prepared by the researchers here.
What I found most interesting while perusing the presentation was how similar Canadian and American attitudes are reported to be.
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