Privacy Torts in Canada and the International Convergence of Privacy Law
Over at the HL Chronicle of Data Protection, I have a post entitled Privacy Torts in Canada and the International Convergence of Privacy Law. The post discusses a recent privacy tort case from Ontario, Canada that recognizes the Warren and Brandeis’ privacy tort of intrusion upon seclusion. From the post:
The recognition of the US privacy torts by a Canadian court is further demonstration of a general trend – the convergence of privacy law across countries around the world. Although profound differences in the law remain between countries, there has also been significant convergence.
Read the rest of the post over at HL Chronicle.