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Opinion: Stoddart, "Smart, Tough and Informed"

PRIVACY

October 1, 2010

An Edmonton Journal editorial lauds Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart for "singlehandedly" putting Canada on the map "among tech-savvy nations seeking to find an acceptable balance that encourages innovation while determined to protect privacy rights." Citing Stoddart's recent success in persuading Facebook to comply with Canadian privacy laws while continuing to press the company on other concerns, the article says, "No doubt, she will continue to be assiduous at the task of keeping global tech firms sensitive to the needs of legitimate privacy protection without smothering creators with undue bureaucratic strictures."
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