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Monday, November 28, 2005

Michael Geist has publiushed a sobering Law Bytes column decrying the sorry state of privacy legislation in Canada. This discussion is in the wake of Canada's Privacy Commissioner's unpleasant surprise.

"Although major Canadian telecommunications providers such as Bell Canada sought to characterize themselves as 'victims' of fraudulent activity and claim that a rapid response to the incident is proof that the Canada' s privacy laws are working as intended, the reality is that Canadian law is simply ill-equipped to deal effectively with such incidents."

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