Privacy commissioner asks federal court to open hearings into Facebook’s violation of privacy

The privateness commissioner is asking the Federal Court docket of Canada¬†to open a listening to into what it states are Facebook’s many violations of Canada’s federal privateness guidelines.

The transfer marks the starting of lawful proceedings against Facebook that Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien first recommended would be introduced final spring, soon after a joint investigation¬†by the federal and B.C. privateness commissioners observed “key shortcomings in the social media giant’s privateness methods.”

Therrien’s business office explained that Facebook refused to carry out tips that would deal with the platform’s privateness breaches.

The commissioner’s business office introduced its preliminary investigation

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