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Draft PIPEDA data breach regulations mostly (but not all) positive

Long-awaited draft regulations required to implement data breach notification provisions under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act were published earlier this month, offering some insight on the finer points of how the requirements will apply.

As comments on the proposed regulations are due on October 2, this issue of PrivacyScan provides a summary and analysis of the proposed regulations. Although the regulations are positive in many respects, there are a few important shortcomings that privacy professionals should consider before the comment period closes.

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