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“Class-Action Landscape” May Be Changing

PRIVACY LAW

April 5, 2013

In an exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, John Jager, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPP/G, writes that while “Canadians have long prided themselves in being more restrained in legal matters than our southern neighbour” when it comes to class-action lawsuits following data breaches, “the Canadian landscape may be changing…” Jager explores recent cases, including incidents at Elections Ontario and the Canada Student Loans Program, as examples of Canadians “becoming more aggressive in taking action against organizations which experience such security breaches.”
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