Best of 2012: Gmail Class Action Suit Filed in Canada Over Privacy Concerns

By Bizclik Editor


This week we are highlighting the top stories for Business Review North America in 2012. Check back to see which stories make the cut.


A class action suit was filed in October in British Columbia by Wayne Plimmer against Google. Plimmer alleged that Google, through its email application Gmail was infringing on the privacy of those British Columbians that sent emails to Gmail users by using the contents of those emails to advertise to their users. Because of this, Plimmer was suing for $500 per email for breach of copyright.


See the story here:


Featured Articles

PwC's Kathryn Kaminsky – the role of boards on social issues

As Vice Chair Trust Solutions Co-Leader at PwC, Kathryn Kaminsky says boards play an important role in helping businesses take action on social issues

Why your business needs a Chief Transformation Officer

Responsible for driving growth and change, the Chief Transformation Officer is the latest addition to the C-suite as business undergoes major change

12 top AI and ML trends for the enterprise in 2023 – Dataiku

With 2023 likely to be a huge year for AI, experts from AI platform provider Dataiku deliver their enterprise AI and ML trends for the year ahead

From NYC to Hong Kong, the rise of the private members' club

Leadership & Strategy

Meet the CEO: Jill Stelfox of Panzura, exclusive interview

Leadership & Strategy

The best Michelin-starred restaurants that are meat-free