Bitcoin is the world’s first and most well-known cryptocurrency and decentralized payment system.
Its functional basis is the distributed ledger technology known as blockchain through which Bitcoin units are stored and… Read More
In May of 2016 the Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) launched a market study into technology-led innovation in the Canadian financial services sector, better known among industry players as “FinTech.”
Recognizing that… Read More
We previously wrote about the significant administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $1.1 million issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)… Read More
We previously wrote about the potential impact of the private right of action provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). These provisions were scheduled to come into force on July 1,… Read More
What is a ransomware attack?
Ransomware is software designed to lock or encrypt an organization’s system or data. Ransomware typically spreads through sophisticated “phishing emails,” which trick users to interact with… Read More
We previously wrote about the Digital Privacy Act and its various changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). Read about the general changes to PIPEDA and… Read More