Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Elizabeth Denham says federal OPC may need greater enforcement powers

Elizabeth Denham, former Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada was recently interviewed by itbusiness.ca saying that the Federal Commissioner's office may need augmented powers to deal with privacy enforcement in the modern age. The OPC has hired two academics to re-examine the ombudsman model that the office currently follows and to look at alternatives.

See the article and video interview here: Privacy watchdog needs sharper teeth.

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