May 262015
 May 26, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S.

Roland Hung writes:

The Manitoba Court of Appeal (the “Court”)  has held that the tort of intrusion upon seclusion, as set out in Jones v Tsige, may allow family members, who claim to have suffered as a result of a breach of a privacy interest of another member, to advance a claim in their own right.

Background of Intrusion Upon Seclusion

In January 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released Jones v Tsige, in which it held that there is a tort of invasion of personal privacy in Ontario.  For more on Jones v Tsige, see this article.

Read more on McCarthy Tetrault CyberLex.

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