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What Can And Should The Law Do About 'Deepfake': An Update
In March 2018, we published an article titled "What Can the Law Do About 'Deepfake'?", discussing the proliferation of deepfake videos and several causes of action that may be taken against those who create and propagate deepfake material on the internet.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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Recent Privacy Concerns Call For Increased Transparency And Control
In the midst of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, businesses should consider whether their data handling practices are consistent with user expectations.
Worldwide
27 Apr 2018
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CSA Provides Guidance To Registrants On Cyber Security And Social Media
Following the ongoing rise of cyber security breaches, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") regulatory authorities continue to heighten expectations with respect to cyber security...
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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The Concerns With Social Media Use By Reporting Issuers In Canada
The CSA notes that arm's length third parties often provide commentary about issuers through online blogs or social media websites.
Canada
15 Mar 2017
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"Venting" On Facebook Leads To $65,000 Defamation Judgment And Liability For 3rd Party Comments
The B.C. Supreme Court's recent decision in Pritchard v. Van Nes (2016 BCSC 686) serves not only as a reminder that a poster of defamatory comments on social media can be held liable for the damage caused...
Canada
6 May 2016
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It's A "Like": Facebook Class Certification Overturned By Appeal Court
In a recent ruling from the British Columbia Court of Appeal ("BCCA"), a class action was de-certified involving a claim by disgruntled Facebook users...
Canada
16 Sep 2015
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England Rugby To Players: Twitter Arguments Equal "Battle You Won't Win"
As the sporting world prepares for the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2015, the English Rugby Football Union has barked out a comprehensive and stern "good behaviour" directive to its players.
UK
21 Aug 2015
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Flag On The Play? Recent Disclosure Of NFL Player's Medical Information Sparks Allegations Of Privacy Violations
The recent unauthorized disclosure of a National Football League ("NFL") player's medical records has garnered significant media attention.
Canada
20 Jul 2015
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Canada
29 Apr 2015
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#YouGotServed – Canadian Courts Confirm The Use Of Social Media for Alternative Service
As of mid 2014, an estimated 15.8 million Canadians still read newspaper content weekly and almost 10 million of those exclusively choose the print edition.
Canada
3 Dec 2014
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It's Not Just A "Like": Court Certifies Facebook Class Action
In a recent ruling from the British Columbia Supreme Court, a class action was certified involving a claim by disgruntled Facebook users.
Canada
 
17 Jun 2014
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CASL Update #4 – Final Anti-Spam Regulations And In-Force Date Published
On December 5, 2013, "Industry Canada published its final Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations" and announced that the in-force date for Canada's "Anti-Spam Legislation" will be July 1, 2014.
Canada
13 Dec 2013
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Facebook Posts About Co-Worker Protected By Human Rights Law
Further clarity regarding the application of human rights protections to workplace-related social media postings has emerged following a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal"). - See more at: http://www.mcmillan.ca/Facebook-posts-about-co-worker-protected-by-human-rights-law#sthash.NU9iej4g.dpuf
Canada
23 Jul 2013
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Social Media Background Checks In Canada – Do The Risks Outweigh The Rewards?*
Background checks are an important tool for employers to assess the suitability of candidates for employment opportunities within the organization.
Canada
13 Apr 2013
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Social Media Policies In The Workplace: A Primer For Employers*
The use of social media in the workplace has taken off in recent years and employers are struggling to keep up.
Canada
13 Apr 2013
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When "Private" Isn't Private: Discovery In The Age Of Facebook
Parties to litigation cannot hide behind Facebook privacy controls during the discovery process according to a recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court.
Canada
10 Sep 2012
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CASL Update - Current Status Of The New Anti-Spam Law
While "Canada's Anti-Spam Act" (CASL) was passed in late 2010, progress with the associated regulations has been slow.
Canada
6 Aug 2012
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Social Media Policies In The Workplace: What Works Best?
The use of social media in the workplace has exploded in recent years and employers are struggling to keep up. With easier accessibility to the internet, the popularity of smart phones and the introduction of new social media outlets, it is not surprising.
Canada
9 Aug 2011
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