Archive for August, 2020

What Is a Geofence Warrant?

  • August 31, 2020
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

The use of a new investigative technique by law enforcement, called a geofence warrant, has been gradually emerging over the past year. Google is at the forefront of the early media attention and the nascent legal developments in the United…

Privacy Shield and a Date With Justice

  • August 15, 2020
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union released the much anticipated judgment in Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case C-311/18, striking down the trans-Atlantic data transfer agreement called Privacy Shield. The ruling…