Friday, Mar 30, 2007
This report examines the nascent identity theft insurance market and related consumer service of “credit monitoring”. The report concludes that the present product offerings of both identity theft insurance and credit monitoring are flawed in that a major component of each is already provided free to consumers who are aware of it. Identity theft insurance coverage of credit or debit card ...
Tuesday, Feb 01, 2005
Identity theft affects consumers
Identity theft is a crucial issue for today’s consumers. Identity theft is deeply disturbing emotionally, financially debilitating and unfortunately, largely beyond the control of consumers.1 Victims find that learning of ID theft is only the first hurdle. Attempting to stop the losses in a timely fashion is a time-consuming and frustrating experience ...
Monday, Jan 24, 2005
Competition Bureau To Spearhead First International Anti-Fraud Public Education Campaign (March 2, 2004)
Identity Theft Fact Sheet from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services Fact Sheet on ID Theft
Consumer Measures Committee – Identity Theft – Information for Consumers
Resolution 2002-02 of the ...
Sunday, Nov 30, 2003
Public Interest Advocacy Centre
The Full Report in PDF [pdf file: 0.44mb]
Identity theft is a rapidly growing problem in Canada. It represents a grave threat to consumer security and confidence in the modern marketplace. It also represents a serious challenge to business in general and to the financial marketplace in particular.
Identity theft is the unauthorized ...
Tuesday, Nov 04, 2003
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
It has been suggested that a national identity card would help to reduce the incidence of ID theft in Canada. There are many problems with such a conclusion. Such a “universal identifier” would invariably face immense pressure towards function creep – it could become ...