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, June 30, 2007
According to the Out-law.com (via the Register: International effort on privacy protection is launched The Register), the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development have agreed upon a framework for international cooperation in privacy investigations. Each country will provide a point of contact for requests for assistance and standard reporting/request forms are in development. The OECD's 11 page recommendation is here: OECD Recommendation on Cross-border Co-operation in the Enforcement of Laws Protecting Privacy
The effort was led by our own Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
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