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Can we expect privacy when computers are provided by our employers, and are occasionally accessed for personal use? Does the existence of a policy to search a work-issued computer diminish an employee’s reasonable expectation of privacy?
by Shaya Silber As we move into an age where growing portions of our lives are becoming digitized, many holes are becoming apparent in these new information systems. A lot of these holes revolve around issues of personal information and privacy. Because this scenario is relatively new, many people including policy makers, academics, lawyers and [...]
When will an internet service provider be ordered to provide personal information about one of it’s customers? The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently released dealt with this issue in the case of A.B. v. Bragg Communications. The case involved a child was who was bullied and subjected to sexualized defamatory content online. A fake profile was created on Facebook containing photos of the plaintiff, as well as sexually explicit details about the plaintiff, much of which was false and damaging.
by Shaya Silber, Toronto Privacy Lawyer Employers have access to unprecedented amounts of information on their employees and job candidates. Many people, especially young people, don’t realize how much information they are publishing about themselves, and what the possible implications are. The Onion posted a video about how every presidential candidate in 2040 has [...]
Toronto Privacy Lawyer Shaya Silber discusses how privacy law in Ontario has expanded to include the new tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion.
Our Toronto Internet lawyer’s opinion was recently featured in a Toronto Star article about a new Facebook feature. The article “Facebook launches ‘chat’ service to prevent suicides” appeared in the Toronto Star on December 14, 2011. You might like: In the News: Our Internet Lawyer Quoted in itbusiness.ca Toronto internet lawyer Gil Zvulony recently discussed [...]
Toronto Privacy Lawyer discusses the privacy law implications of the collection and storage of license plate data by businesses.
The use of cloud computing is growing. This article looks at the legal and privacy implications of cloud computing for businesses.
by Shaya Silber At a time where a vast amount of commerce and communications take place in cyberspace, everyone who is involved must be conscious of the information that they are sharing about themselves, and collecting about others. Disclosing personal information, or using someone else’s information for unauthorized purposes can have devastating consequences. A privacy [...]
As we move forward into an age where growing portions of lives are becoming increasingly digitized, many holes are becoming apparent in these new information systems. A lot of these holes revolve around issues of personal information and privacy. Because this scenario is relatively novel, many people including policy makers, academics, lawyers and so on, are grappling with the consequences; and more importantly, with avenues by which to remedy apparent wrongs.
Toronto internet lawyer Gil Zvulony examines the various rights in a photograph, including, copyrights, moral rights, publicity rights and privacy rights.