Meanwhile, Canada is also seeing a rise in privacy cases, as Arshy Mann reports:
With the certification of Evans v. The Bank of Nova Scotia, the newly introduced tort of intrusion upon seclusion has become another weapon in the arsenal for the class action plaintiffs’ bar.
But while Evans has gotten the lion’s share of attention, other developments in privacy law are also portending an increase in privacy class actions. The tort of intrusion upon seclusion emerged in Ontario in Jones v. Tsige, a 2012 case involving a bank employee who accessed a colleague’s personal information for her own purposes.
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