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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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Monday, May 28, 2007
The folks at the IDTrail have produced two interesting videos on the reasonable expectation of privacy that are worth checking out:
blog*on*nymity - blogging On the Identity Trail The first film, "Tessling-Just the Facts", is a brief dramatization of the facts that gave rise to R. v. Tessling , a criminal case which addressed the concept of the "reasonable expectation of privacy" with respect to forward-looking infrared (FLIR) technology.
Download Tessling-Just the Facts (Save As...))Format: .mov[Quicktime],Duration: 4min22sec, Size: 9.53MB.
The second film, "CFP-Interviews", is a documentary that provides the viewer with a taste of various public interest perspectives on how to conceive of "reasonable expectations of privacy". It features short interviews with the following experts in the field of privacy, civil rights and law, in order of appearance:
Starring (in order of appearance):
- Clayton Ruby, Ruby & Edwardh
- Andrew Clement, University of Toronto
- Peter Jordan, Engineer (ret.)
- Chris Hoofnagle, Samuelson Clinic, UC Berkeley
- Eugene Oscapella, Lawyer, Foundation for Drug Policy
- David Sobel, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
- Pippa Lawson, Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)
- Jim Karygiannis, MP Scarborough-Agincourt
- Marc Rotenberg, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
- Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
- Marlene Jennings, MP Notre-Dame-de-Grâce -- Lachine
- Deirdre Mulligan, Samuelson Clinic, UC Berkeley
Download Public Interest Perspectives (Save As...)Format: .mov[Quicktime], Duration:25min52sec, Size: 54.8MB.
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