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Published on: 13 Jan 2020 By

Understanding the differences between GDPR, CCPA, and PIPEDA – a guide for Canadian businesses

Gone are days of unregulated and untethered data gathering. With the rolling out of the California Consumer Privacy Act, Canadian businesses are now finding themselves navigating a sea awash with a patchwork of extraterritorial legislation. The laws are sometimes inconsistent, often vague, a…

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Published on: 9 Oct 2019 By

Advocate Daily: Google’s landmark win could set precedent for Canada

A landmark case from the European Union’s top court could spur Canada to create its own “right to be forgotten” laws, says cybersecurity lawyer Peter Dillon in a recent interview with AdvocateDaily.com. See the full article below. Google’s landmark win could set precedent for Canada By Mia C…

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Published on: 26 Sep 2019 By

Advocate Daily: Data breach highlights how easily it can happen

Data breaches happen a lot more often than people probably realize, says cybersecurity lawyer Peter Dillon during a recent interview with AdvocateDaily.com. See the full article below. Data breach highlights how easily it can happen By Mia Clarke, AdvocateDaily.com Associate Editor Data brea…

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Published on: 22 Mar 2019 By

Advocate Daily: Vehicle ‘black boxes’ need tighter rules

Event data recorders (EDRs) that track and improve vehicle safety have become standard in most vehicles. In a recent article by Advocate Daily titled: Vehicle ‘black boxes’ need tighter rules, Siskinds lawyer Peter Dillon addresses privacy concerns regarding EDRs that monitor vehicle behavio…

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Published on: 11 Dec 2018 By

Advocate Daily: E-signatures legally equivalent to handwritten ones

By Peter Dillon for AdvocateDaily.com As technology becomes more entrenched in the legal world, there’s been a shift in Ontario towards using electronic signatures (e-signatures). While federal and provincial laws both regulate e-signatures, most contract law falls under the authority of pro…

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Published on: 18 Oct 2018 By

Peter Dillon and Serge Anissimoff to deliver a lecture at Western University

On October 29, Peter Dillon and Serge Anissimoff will deliver a lecture to the Master of Management of Applied Sciences program at Western University. Peter will speak on the subject of upcoming trends in technology, including block chain, crypto currency and artificial intelligence. Serge w…

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Published on: 28 Sep 2018 By ,

Advocate Daily: Cities could add another layer to data protection

Protecting citizens’ private online information is so important that municipalities are even stepping up to provide another layer of protection to consumers, On Nov. 6, voters in San Francisco will decide whether to enact a municipal “Privacy First Policy.” If passed, businesses in the…

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Published on: 14 Aug 2018 By ,

Advocate Daily: Tech firms must follow Canadian anti-spam laws

Two tech companies were recently fined a total of $250,000 for the installation of malicious software through online ads. The case is the first where firms were fined by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for breaching Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation …

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Published on: 29 May 2018 By

Cyber Security: Peter Dillon and LEDC host session on June 14

On Thursday, June 14, Peter Dillon will join the LEDC and other industry leaders in hosting a half-day information session about cyber security. This session is targeted to founders, CEO’s, senior IT leads, and decision makers in small-to-medium sized businesses in London. Ideal sector…

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Published on: 11 May 2018 By

Advocate Daily: Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook

Note: This article was also published on AdvocateDaily.com By Rob Lamberti, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the popular soc…

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