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Opinion: Advice for the Next 100 Days

PRIVACY LAW

March 5, 2010

Parliament resumed this week and with 100 days until the summer break, Industry Minister Tony Clement should set a series of realizable targets for the nation's digital strategy. That's according to University of Ottawa Professor Michael Geist, writing for the Ottawa Citizen. Geist says Clement should reintroduce the Electronic Commerce Protection Act, and a privacy reform bill, "which Clement identified as a priority at the start of 2010," should also be introduced within the next 100 days. He says the government should also use the next few months to "step up its digital enforcement agenda."  
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