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Data breach protection services: Taxable in Canada?

A recent IRS announcement raises questions about how Canadian tax authorities will treat the free data protection services that organizations often provide in order to mitigate data breaches.

 

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Evans v. The Bank of Nova Scotia: Another case of intrusion upon seclusion is certified as a class action

The new tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”, which provides a cause of action to those whose privacy has been breached, was given new teeth this month by the certification of a class action against the Bank of Nova Scotia and its employee, Richard Wilson.

 

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