Dec 292010
 December 29, 2010  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S., Workplace

Joseph Brean reports:

Ontario’s privacy commissioner is seeking leave to appeal a recent court ruling that says private emails on workplace email systems are not covered by freedom of information laws.

In overturning a decision of the commission, the Ontario Divisional Court ruled this month that the purpose of Ontario’s access to information laws is not to provide unfettered access to any document within a government office, but rather “to enhance democratic values by providing its citizens with access to government information.”

Read more in the National Post

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