Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Internet of Things: Implications for Consumer Privacy under Canadian Law

The Internet of Things: Implications for Consumer Privacy under Canadian Law by Samuel E Trosow, Lindsay Taylor and Alexandrina Hanam Abstract: Much recent attention has focused on the development of what is coming to be known as the Internet of Things (IoT). New digital products and services ranging from “smart” kitchen appliances, home heating/lighting/security systems […]

SCC Rejects Facebook’s “Choice of Forum” Clause Argument

In a welcome development for online consumers who are often forced to give up important legal rights in click-wrap license agreements, the Supreme Court of Canada has just issued its decision in Douez v. Facebook Inc. (2017 SCC 33) https://www.canlii.org/…/…/doc/2017/2017scc33/2017scc33.html In rejecting Facebook’s claim that the forum selection clause in its terms of service preclude […]