Jul 282015

HALIFAX, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ – The Federal Court of Canada has certified a class action commenced on behalf of more than 40,000 medical marijuana licensees alleging that Health Canada violated their privacy. In November 2013, Health Canada sent notices to over 40,000 participants of the Marihuana Medical Access Program (MMAP) to advise of changes [Read More…]

Jul 282015
 July 28, 2015  Court No Responses »

Evan Schuman writes: Two prominent appellate courts have ruled in two unrelated privacy cases and dealt dual blows to privacy. A New York state appeals court said that Facebook had no right to resist coughing up extensive details about what its users are saying, while a federal appeals court said [Read More…]

Jul 272015
 July 27, 2015  Court, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

John Frank Weaver reports: …. One court making decisions that will affect autonomous cars is the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, which is currently considering its decision in Commonwealth v. Dorelas, a case examining how specific a warrant must be before police can search a smartphone. (Full disclosure: I helped the American [Read More…]