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Apr 25, 2019, 10:08 ET Facebook refuses to address serious privacy deficiencies despite public apologies for "breach of trust"

Joint investigation finds major shortcomings in the social media giant's privacy practices, highlighting pressing need for legislative reform to...


Jan 28, 2013, 08:41 ET WhatsApp's violation of privacy law partly resolved after investigation by data protection authorities

Canadian and Dutch data privacy guardians release findings from investigation of popular mobile app OTTAWA and THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2013...


Sep 22, 2010, 09:34 ET Privacy Commissioner completes Facebook review

OTTAWA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ - The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has finished reviewing the changes that Facebook implemented as a result of her...


Feb 17, 2010, 12:29 ET Commissioner challenges Google Buzz over privacy concerns

Privacy Commissioner of Canada disappointed by lack of consultation with her Office prior to launch of new social network service and seeks...


Jan 27, 2010, 02:17 ET Privacy Commissioner launches new Facebook probe

New complaint highlights dissatisfaction with privacy changes that the popular social networking site has been making in the wake of last summer's...