Geist: Privacy Protection Requires Action Not Rhetoric

Mr Geist's weekly Law Bytes column reflects on the current state of Canadian privacy in light of two annual reports from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and recent comments from the Canadian Prime Minister. He argues that recent developments paint a bleak picture of Canadian privacy – illustrating that Canadian policies are ill-equipped to deal with emerging technologies and cross-border trade practices. (Toronto Star version, Freely available hyperlinked version)