Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

OPC will ask court to force changes to Facebook privacy practices

News | 04/25/2019 5:47 pm EDT
Daniel Therrien, privacy commissioner of Canada, and Michael McEvoy, information and privacy commissioner for British Columbia, hold a joint news conference to release their report on the Cambridge Analytica scandal in Ottawa on Apr. 25, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA The Office of the Privacy Commissioner said Thursday it is turning to Federal Court to force Facebook Inc. to improve its privacy practises, after it found the social media giant broke Canadian law when it scraped data off millions of users on behalf of Cambridge Analytica.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

Federal Court judge strikes elements of key-OPC affidavit in Facebook case 

News | 06/16/2021 5:02 pm EDT

A federal court judge has ruled on motions from both sides of a court battle between Facebook Inc. and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) stemming from a long-running dispute between the...

News advocacy group calls for action on content compensation legislation

Briefs | 06/09/2021 5:33 pm EDT

A group representing news outlets in Canada has put out a call to Premier Justin Trudeau’s government to put in place legislation that would require Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. to...

Judge grants Facebook evidence request in proposed class action

Briefs | 05/31/2021 6:05 pm EDT

A Quebec judge has ruled that Facebook Inc. can bring forward evidence the company believes will assist it in challenging a proposed class-action lawsuit.  Facebook has been accused by an...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com