Canada wants to start imposing fines

I knew that the privacy laws in Canada were pretty strict, at least when compared with the U.S. variants 😉 Although compared to the E.U. they are lacking in that the privacy commissioners don’t have the power to impose fines on offenders. This could be changing as there is some pressure now to change this. Read more in the Financial Post.


  1. Interesting.
    Companies already pay for these breaches though, as the article details. But it would make it easier for us professionals to calculate a minimum cost for breach when we do the business case for implementing better security 🙂

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