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Court should strike portions of OPC affidavit: Facebook 

Media | 01/21/2021 6:30 pm EST

On the second day of a preliminary hearing into a dispute between Facebook and the federal privacy watchdog Thursday, the social media giant presented arguments to a Federal Court judge that the court should strike from the record a large portion of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s key affidavit.  The larger case that could ultimately decide whether or not Facebook Inc. is in violation of Canadian privacy law.  In arguments extending from the first day of the hearing on Tuesday, lawyers representing the website told judge Jocelyne Gagné that much of the evidence contained in...