Trudeau Privacy Law to Level Stiff Fines for Digital Breaches

Kait Bolongaro reports:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government unveiled a remake of Canadian privacy laws to strengthen user rights in the digital world.

Under legislation introduced Tuesday in Ottawa, companies that commit the most serious offenses would be hit with fines worth as much as 5% of revenue or C$25 million ($19 million), whichever is higher. The government said these penalties would be the strongest among the Group of Seven.

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