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IoT to impose ‘incredible’ legal responsibility on telecoms: panel  

News | 11/15/2017 5:42 pm EST
University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese, Henein Hutchison lawyer Scott Hutchison, executive director of CCTX Robert Gordon, MNP Eastern Canada Cyber Security Leader Eugene Ng, and Blake, Cassels and Graydon lawyer Catherine Beagan Flood at a panel in Ottawa on Nov. 15./ Wire Report photo by Ahmad Hathout.

OTTAWA — The proliferation of internet of things (IoT) devices will foist an extraordinary amount of legal responsibility on telecommunications companies in their encounters with law enforcement, who may compel them to hand over ever-increasing amounts of personal information in investigations, a communications’ lawyers conference heard Wednesday.

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