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OPC Encourages Parliament To Review PIPEDA

PRIVACY LAW

September 27, 2013

With a new parliamentary session scheduled to begin in October, Bloomberg BNA reports that Sébastien Gariépy, spokesman for Industry Minister James Moore, has said “he could not confirm that the amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) would be reintroduced by the Department of Industry.” An Office of the Privacy Commissioner spokesman noted, “Much has changed as the years have passed, and the commissioner believes Canadians need far stronger protections than what is being proposed with respect to data breaches. Our office would again encourage parliamentarians to proceed with a second review of PIPEDA.”
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