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Did We Get the Right Privacy Tort?

PRIVACY LAW—CANADA

May 16, 2013

With last year’s Ontario Court of Appeals decision on Jones v. Tsige, Michael Power, a Toronto-based lawyer, consultant and author, writes, “2012 saw a significant development in Canadian tort law with respect to privacy.” In this Privacy Perspectives post, Power questions whether the “intrusion upon seclusion” tort is enough in a world “where ‘surreptitious genetic testing’ and ‘revenge porn’ are not TV plotlines and where the latest thing to be hyped is Big Data.”
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