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Few “likes” for Facebook Forum Selection Clause: Supreme Court Finds “Strong Cause” to Not Enforce Forum Selection Clause

Posted in Class Actions, Privacy, Privacy Act, Social Media, Uncategorized

Electronic terms of service govern billions of relationships worldwide, whether a user is joining a social media service, shopping online or accessing a blog. In each case, a binding contract is formed, the terms of which are usually set out in the website’s “terms of service” . But when a contract is made over the… → Read More

Court Finds a Lesser Expectation of Privacy in Cameras than in Cell Phones and Computers

Posted in Internet of Things, Privacy, Social Media, Uncategorized

Driven in part by advances in recording device technology such as wearable cameras and drone-mounted cameras, the trend of self-recording one’s life continues to grow.  The videos recorded on these devices are popular on social media and range from the mundane to the extreme.  Some even include criminal acts: illegally scaling structures and in some cases BASE… → Read More

Privacy injunctions in the age of the Internet and social media: PJS v News Group Newspapers

Posted in Privacy, Social Media

You’re a celebrity and had a threesome. Your partner wasn’t one of them. You want the affair to remain private. You go to a court in England where your family resides and get an interim injunction. It prevents the English press from publishing the tawdry details to protect your privacy and the privacy of your family…. → Read More

Bill C-13: Lawful Access and the Relationship Between Organizations, Cyber-bullying and the Protection of Privacy Rights

Posted in E-Commerce, Privacy, Social Media

Bill C-13: Lawful Access and the Relationship Between Organizations, Cyber-bullying and the Protection of Privacy Rights On December 9, 2014, Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act (Act) – also known as the Protecting Canadians from Online… → Read More