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The Spotlight features legal and industry commentary on the latest happenings in the media, sports, communications, intellectual property and data security/privacy industries.

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Smart Cities: An Opportunity for Engagement on Big Data Governance By Steve J. Tenai Jun 20, 2019 Quayside, a proposed “smart city” on Toronto’s waterfront,1 has garnered a lot of attention about big data initiatives relative to privacy and data governance. Smart city proposals underscore the importance of balancing the benefits of data analytics with privacy rights. A reactive, complaints-ba...

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Legal Tech and the Changing Legal Services Industry - Weekly Update - June 19 By Aaron Baer Jun 19, 2019 This weekly update on the field of Artificial Intelligence identifies a number of interesting articles about technology and the law.

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Canada’s New Digital Charter and What this Means for PIPEDA By Aaron Baer and Sarah Newman Jun 13, 2019 On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the launch of Canada’s own Digital Charter.

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Legal Tech and the Changing Legal Services Industry Weekly Update - June 6 By Aaron Baer Jun 06, 2019 This weekly update on the field of Artificial Intelligence identifies a number of interesting articles about technology and the law.