Privacy Design': Nice-to-have or a Necessary Principle of Data Protection Law?

Author:David Krebs
Position::Juris Doctor, LL.M., Member of the Law Society of Alberta (Canada)

Privacy by Design is a term that was coined in 1997 by the Canadian privacy expert and Commissioner for Ontario, Dr Ann Cavoukin, but one that has recently been receiving more attention in terms of its inclusion as a positive requirement into EU, US and Canadian data protection frameworks. This paper argues that the right to personal privacy is a fundamental right that deserves utmost protection... (see full summary)

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