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International legislators flag regulatory options for data giants

Media | 05/29/2019 6:01 pm EDT

OTTAWA - Legislators on Tuesday gave some sense of what regulatory options may be coming down the road for big data and social media giants as lawmakers from Canada and some...

OPC will file suit against Facebook before election: Commish

Media | 05/08/2019 1:27 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The Office of the Privacy Commissioner plans to file in Federal Court a lawsuit against Facebook Inc. before this year’s federal election, commissioner Daniel Therrien said Tuesday, following the completion of a year-long investigation that found the social...

Canada’s privacy watchdog looking at Facebook study

Media | 07/03/2014 4:05 pm EDT

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is taking a close look at Facebook Inc. after the social network announced it had manipulated users’ news feeds for a study on emotional responses. “We will be contacting Facebook to seek further details related to this research and have been in touch with some...