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Privacy and Anonymity in the Age of Big Data

A key concept of many privacy laws is the definition of “personal data”, “personal information” or “personally identifiable information”. If it’s not “personal data”, you are likely outside of the scope of data protection laws, however that is a line in the sand which is constantly moving – in this article David Fraser of McInnes Cooper in Canada examines what that constantly shifting line means for privacy, and the individual.