Category Archives: Privacy

All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter Case Commented On: R v Amer, 2017 ABQB 481 (CanLII) Det. Freamon: “Non-pertinent”? How do you log that non-pertinent? Det. Pryzbylewski: No … Continue reading

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Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues Case Commented On: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, Domestic Violence: Roles of Landlords and Property Managers A recent report written by Professor Lois Gander for the Centre … Continue reading

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Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes

By: Jassmine Girgis PDF Version: Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes Case Commented On: Douez v Facebook, Inc., 2017 SCC 33 (CanLII) On its face, Douez v Facebook, Inc. decides the enforceability of a forum selection clause. But … Continue reading

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@CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: @CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy As I prepared to write a blog post about the future of privacy the story broke of @CanadaCreep, the Twitter account with 17,000 followers that posted … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression Versus Privacy Rights: Stay of Enforcement of an Interim Mandatory Injunction in the Context of Publication Bans

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Freedom of Expression Versus Privacy Rights: Stay of Enforcement of an Interim Mandatory Injunction in the Context of Publication Bans Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABCA 372 (CanLII) In two previous ABlawg … Continue reading

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