Brian N. Radnoff and Jacky Cheung of Dickinson Wright write: Since the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Jones v Tsige, creating an Ontario version of the tort of invasion of privacy called “intrusion upon seclusion”, privacy-related class actions have emerged as a growth area. Many of these have focused [Read More…]
Zack Whittaker reports: Twitter has said it used phone numbers and email addresses, provided by users to set up two-factor authentication on their accounts, to serve targeted ads. In a disclosure Tuesday, the social media giant said it did not know how many users were impacted. Read more on TechCrunch.
Dustin Volz and Byron Tau report: Some of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a secretive surveillance court has ruled. The ruling deals a rare rebuke to U.S. spying activities that have generally [Read More…]
This sounds like it should be fiction. Scary nightmare-inducing fiction. NHK reports: A man who attacked a woman working as a so-called idol reportedly located her home by using an image reflected in her eyes in a photo on social media. Twenty-six-year-old Hibiki Sato was indicted on Tuesday for attacking [Read More…]