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IntroductionThe integration of high technology software and sophisticated systems in automobile design has produced cars that have become complex computers teeming with billions of data. Built-in sensors, Internet-connected dashboards, video content-sharing capabilities, and infotainment platforms have made these smart cars hyper-efficient data collecting machines. While this development presents exciting opportunities, it is critical to have a robust strategy to address the associated risks.1. Designed with Data Security in MindAutomakers will need to consider privacy and data…

On June 7, 2017, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (formerly known as Industry Canada) announced that on June 2, 2017, the Government of Canada, through an Order in Council, repealed the July 1, 2017 implementation of the private right of action under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”).The private right of action, had it come into force on July 1st, would have allowed private lawsuits (including class actions) to be filed against individuals and organizations for…

New, innovative, and exciting technologies emerge every day, and we constantly hear about how these new technologies are going to disrupt particular sectors of the economy. Disruptive innovation is becoming commonplace and businesses are scrambling to evolve and adapt to the new environment.Yet another vital economic sector is under pressure to adopt new technologies in order to remain relevant and competitive. According to a report published by the McKinsey Global Institute earlier this year, technological…