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4.25.19

Facebook Broke Canadian Privacy Law, Federal Watchdog Finds

“They told us outright they do not agree with our legal findings,” Canada's privacy commissioner said of Facebook.

3.21.18

Canada Is Pissed Off About Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

The privacy commissioner is investigating, and politicians are calling for regulation.

9.21.17

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Wants the Power to Go After Companies Like Equifax

The OPC wants to do something, but it can't.

9.15.17

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Is Investigating Equifax

The credit firm still won't say how many Canadians are affected.

9.14.17

The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years

A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.

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8.23.16

Ashley Madison Must End ‘Misleading’ Practices or Go to Court, Watchdog Says

It's another black eye for the beleaguered company.

7.29.16

The RCMP Is Trying to Sneak Facial and Tattoo Recognition Into Canada

The technology poses serious privacy risks.

5.13.16

Canada’s Privacy Czar: ‘Sometimes the Government Goes Too Far’

We spoke with Canada’s top privacy official about encryption and the RCMP.

5.13.16

Canada's Insurance Companies Want All Your Genetic Information

Canada’s privacy watchdog is at odds with the industry.

4.13.16

The RCMP Are Being Investigated Over Controversial Spy Tech

The use of "StingRays" in Canada may finally come to light.

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