Privacy Torts: Provinces “Think Different”
Back in 1997, Apple had an enormously successful ad campaign with the signature phrase “think different”. You can see it here. A recent British Columbia decision illustrates the fact that Canada’s provinces do “think different” from time to time with respect to the shape of the common law, in this instance with respect to a common law […]
The Book Is Out
For those who may be interested, that book I kept rambling on about (and which took me away from blogging) has now been published. The Law of Privacy is available through Lexis Nexis. I’m most grateful to David Loukidelis, the former Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, who was kind enough to write the forward. […]
What’s Privacy Worth?
I recently came across a calculator while reading a Financial Times article (registration required) on the surveillance of consumers. It shows just how much marketers value our personal data – apparently it’s just pennies and we don’t even have those in Canada anymore. This 2010 Forbes article talks about the monetization of personal data and […]