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Canada should consider ‘right to be forgotten’: former privacy commish

Media | 02/15/2017 9:32 pm EST

OTTAWA — Privacy experts raised the idea of a Canadian “right to be forgotten” in front of a House of Commons committee studying the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Tuesday, though they disagreed about the incorporation of the concept into Canadian law. “It needs to have parameters so that it does not encroach neither on the right to know, the freedom of access to information, nor freedom of expression. But there is…...