In the last post, I talked about the test for reasonable expectation of privacy and analyzed the Supreme Court’s definition of privacy. In this post, we will continue our study of the case. Section 8 of the Charter The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom (“Charter“) is the first part of the Canadian Constitution Act, 1982. Pursuant to s.1 of the Charter, the Charter “guarantees … Continue reading What is (Reasonable Expectation of) Privacy: R v Jarvis – PART 2
As an Iranian Canadian, I have many friends, who only speak Farsi and have no knowledge of English. Every now and then, when speaking to them, I run into a word that does not have an equivalent in Farsi. Privacy is one of such words. When stuck in these situations, one realizes how difficult it is to define certain words and concepts. I have definitely … Continue reading What is (Reasonable Expectation of) Privacy: R v Jarvis – PART 1
By now, everyone probably has heard about the drama between Mr. Bezos and AMI. AMI published a number of personal text messages between Mr. Bezos and a woman, who was not his wife. Mr. Bezos hired a team of PIs to investigate whether or not AMI has a political agenda against him. And now, AMI has allegedly threatened Mr. Bezons that if he does not … Continue reading Can Mr. Bezos Successfully Sue AMI For Copyright Infringement?
The right to be forgotten can be traced back to the French right to oblivion. In France, after a criminal serves his sentence, he or she retains the right to object publications that contain information about his or her crime. Similarly, the right to be forgotten grants “individual citizens the ability to demand the permanent removal of personal content from the Internet. This could be content … Continue reading The Right to Be Forgotten
I like fashion, travelling, photography, reading, walking on the beach and all those fun stuff. But, this blog is not about any of them. Some ages ago, I took a course on privacy laws in Canada at my law school. I wrote my term paper on the right to be forgotten. This was before the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Google v Equustek, which essentially … Continue reading About this blog.