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CRTC asked to stop Bell Mobility’s “Relevant Ads” Program

Monday, January 27th, 2014
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC) today filed an application challenging Bell Canada’s collection, use and disclosure of customer information gathered from its own wireless customers for behavioural and other marketing.

PIAC Comments on the Draft Regulations to the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Canadian consumers have a direct and crucial interest in the timely and efficient implementation of the anti-spam regulations...

Commissioner’s Findings – Bell Mobility

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
This letter constitutes my report of findings with regard to the complaint you filed against Bell Mobility under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (the Act).

PIAC Complaint Upheld: Privacy Commissioner Finds Social Network Must Respect Teen Privacy

Thursday, March 1st, 2012
Attention: News and Business Editors

Lawful Access Legislation Lacks Safeguards

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Press Release - Lawful Access Legislation Lacks Safeguards

(Un)Lawful Access Legislation – Ottawa Public Forum

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Change data breach bill to notify more consumers, New PIAC report

Thursday, January 5th, 2012
The report examines data breach notification in Canada in the private sector in general and in particular whether the proposed federal data breach notification law (Bill C-12) is adequate to protect Canadian consumers.

Consumers Anonymous? The Privacy Risks of De-Identified and Aggregated Consumer Data

Thursday, October 6th, 2011
Private sector companies may aggregate personal information about their customers for internal purposes and analysis and some companies may sell their aggregated data for profit.

PIAC Report: Can We CAN SPAM in Canada?

Monday, December 20th, 2010
“Can We Can Spam in Canada?” lauded Canada’s recently passed anti-spam law, Bill C-28, as providing real hope for consumers in the fight against unwanted email.

PIAC Submission to Ontario government re: proposed privacy legislation

Saturday, November 6th, 2010
Comments to the Ontario MCBS on the Consultation Draft of the Privacy of Personal Information Act, 2002
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