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Moore stands by Bill S-4 at House committee

telecom | 02/05/2015 6:37 pm EST

OTTAWA — Industry Minister James Moore continued to back his Digital Privacy Act, or Bill S-4, on Thursday as he faced questions from opposition members of a House committee about clauses that allow individuals' information to be shared between private-sector organizations. Peggy Nash, NDP MP and vice-chairwoman of the industry, science and technology committee, took issue with aspects of the bill, which she said "add to the exemptions in which personal information can be collected, used or disclosed without consent or the knowledge of the individuals." She asked Moore:...