Archive for July, 2016

Privacy Means More Than Control

  • July 28, 2016
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On July 8, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its split 2-1 ruling in R v Marakah, 2016 ONCA 542 that a sender does not have an objectively based reasonable expectation of privacy in a text message received by…

Cell Phones Are Not Tracking Devices

  • July 16, 2016
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On August 27, 2015, a DEA technician entered a building in the Washington Heights neighbourhood of New York City with a Stingray device that led him to Raymond Lambis’ apartment. Agents then knocked on the door. Lambis was home. He…

Lifeline To The Outside World

  • July 10, 2016
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On June 25, 2010, Eneido Pino came out of the house at 21 St. Claire Avenue in Ottawa and put a box in the trunk of her car while the police, armed with a search warrant, had it under surveillance….