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Conditions of Uncertainty: Bill C-27’s approach to sensitive personal information is not enough

What kinds of information are deserving of special protection under Canadian privacy law? We explore the current landscape in light of Canada's proposed privacy laws, and look to other jurisdictions that are doing it better.
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Mapping the Data Broker Economy (Blog 3): Telus

In order to shine a light on the data broker economy, we’ve filed personal information requests to take back our data, and are exploring the privacy risks of data brokers.
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Right to Know Week & Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

When it comes to accessing government records, access delayed is access denied. We explore one example that showcases how Canada's broken access to information system impacts our work.
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What Canada can learn from the United States when it comes to taking on Data Brokers

Canada's new privacy bill fails to follow the lead of our biggest trading partner.
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Mapping the Data Broker Economy (Blog 2): The Pelmorex Corporation

In order to shine a light on the data broker economy, we’ve filed personal information requests to take back our data, and are exploring the privacy risks of data brokers.
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The Absolute Bare Minimum: Privacy and the New Bill C-27

Canada is under pressure to pass new federal privacy laws for the commercial sector. Find out what these new laws mean for you!
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Donor Report Summer 2022

2022 has been a busy year so far: Here's a quick look at what we've achieved with your support!
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Mapping the Data Broker Economy: Taking Back Our Data

In order to shine a light on the data broker economy, we’ve filed personal information requests to take back our data, and are exploring the privacy risks of data brokers.
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What’s the Biggest Lie on the Internet?

How websites are designed to lead us into “agreeing” with things we don’t really understand.
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Canadian privacy law has got you covered, but here’s why it simply isn’t enough

From limited digital rights, to little enforcement, find out why Canada's privacy laws are in serious need of an overhaul.

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