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Published on: 11 Dec 2018 By

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

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

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

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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Published on: 11 Apr 2018 By

Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the GDPR

Siskinds technology, privacy and cybersecurity lawyer Peter Dillon, was recently interviewed by AdvocateDaily.com regarding the European Union’s new rules for data protection and how it may impact Canadian companies. Read the full article below. Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the…

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Published on: 11 Feb 2018 By

Protecting one’s information on social media

Siskinds technology, privacy and cybersecurity lawyer Peter Dillon, was recently interviewed by AdvocateDaily.com regarding the recent scandal that erupted after Facebook data was harvested and used by a political consulting firm. Read the full article below. Protecting one’s information on …

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Published on: 5 Jan 2018 By

Don’t just throw old electronics in the trash

Simply throwing old electronics in the trash can be dangerous to your own personal safety, says Peter Dillon in a recent article by AdvocateDaily. Read the full article below. Don’t just throw old electronics in the trash: Dillon By Mia Clarke, Associate Editor If Santa left some of the late…

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Published on: 21 Aug 2017 By

EU-US Privacy Shield Framework – Does it Apply to Your Business?

Background In late 2015, the highest court in the European Union invalidated the Safe Harbor data-transfer framework that ruled over the transmission of personal data between the EU and U.S. for approximately 15 years. The European Court of Justice held that the U.S. government’s repeated an…

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