You Can Stay Anonymous: Supreme Court of Canada Recognizes a Privacy Interest in Protecting Anonymity On the Internet

By | snIP/ITs | June 22, 2014

On June 13, 2014, in a landmark privacy ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) in R v Spencer[1] (“Spencer”) unanimously recognized that, in addition to confidentiality and control of the use of personal information, there may be a privacy interest in protecting anonymity in the context of internet usage.