This article by Charles Mandel, For CanWest News Service includes:
But legislation lags when it comes to protecting Canadians from companies dealing in their information.
"The big thing is that none of the computer-related laws we have on the books ever truly envisioned the Internet age," says Tom Copeland, chairman of the Canadian Association of Internet Providers.
Copeland says legislation related to the Internet needs updating in every area, whether it's dealing with intellectual property or the sale of private data over the web.
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