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PEI Agency Challenging Commissioner's Order

ONLINE PRIVACY

October 22, 2010

PEI's Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (IRAC) has asked for judicial review of the former privacy commissioner's decision in a public records case, the CBC reports. Former Commissioner Judy Haldemann ordered the body to remove the names of secondary witnesses involved in IRAC hearings going back 20 years from the Web. Haldemann cited the risk of identity theft in her decision. But IRAC wants the court to reconsider. "We'll be looking carefully at what the court decides in this case," said IRAC Executive Director Greg Howard.
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