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Privacy and U.S. border cards


Arthur Cockfield

Cyber-law/privacy expert Arthur Cockfield can speak to the legal implications and unprecedented nature of the new U.S. border rule requiring Canadian landed immigrants to carry an i.d. card that can track their movements.

A Queen's Law Professor, Cockfield is the author of The State of Privacy laws and Privacy-Encroaching Technologies after September 11: A Two-Year Report Card on the Canadian Government. (University of Ottawa Law and Technology Journal, 2004), Who Watches the Watchers? A Law and Technology Perspective on Government and Private Sector Surveillance (Queen's Law Journal, 2003), and A Comparative Analysis of Canadian and Foreign Private Sector Privacy Laws (Background Paper for the SSHRC Globalization of Personal Data Project, 2004).

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