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Toronto Woman Launches Campaign for Ontario Privacy Law

PRIVACY LAW—CANADA

June 17, 2010

The Toronto woman suing her former phone company for allegedly invading her privacy has launched a campaign to find other frustrated customers to join her lawsuit, the Toronto Star reports. Gabriela Nagy says the company consolidated her household's invoices for services--including Nagy's mobile phone bill--without her consent, allowing her husband to discover her extramarital affair. Nagy, whose suit claims invasion of privacy and breach of contract, said federal privacy laws have no teeth and that Ontario doesn't have its own privacy laws like other Canadian provinces, adding "If we have no privacy, we are nothing." She's created a Facebook group called "Citizens Helping Individuals Reform Privacy Policies."
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