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The Three Biggest Privacy Challenges Affecting Technology, eCommerce and Startup Companies Today

The biggest privacy challenges affecting businesses today are regulatory scrutiny from government agencies, media coverage with unintended consequences, and privacy risks that are discovered during corporate transactions. Rapidly growing eCommerce and technology companies typically focus on creating viable products and services, adapting business models and responding to challenges, and using data in new ways to…
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Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law

On July 1, 2014, the first provisions of the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”) will come into effect. CASL intends to address the e-mail “spam” problem, where spam is undesired commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”), by requiring that recipients of CEMs to consent to their receipt, either expressly or implicitly. CASL covers the sending of CEMs to…
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Social Media and Discovery

Social networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, have become repositories of large amount of personal data. Increasingly this data is being viewed as relevant to all manner of litigation proceedings, and as such is increasingly being sought during discovery in civil litigation. Business and individuals that use social networking services should be aware of…
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