Legal Information vs Legal Advice

Legal Information vs Legal Advice https://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/legal-information-vs-legal-advice.html “Sara Pic, Head of Public Services for the Law Library of Louisiana describes the critical distinction between library staff offering patrons legal information and crossing the legal and ethical line into offering legal advice. Watch this video to learn more about the difference between offering legal information and legal advice. For more on WebJunction and Legal Services Corporation’s training initiative Improving Access to Civil Legal through Public... read more

Report Finds Massive Drop in Canadians’ Willingness to Disclose Personal Information for Free Online Services

“Report Finds Massive Drop in Canadians’ Willingness to Disclose Personal Information for Free Online Services” Via Gary Price at LJ InfoDocket https://www.infodocket.com/2020/06/05/digital-privacy-report-finds-massive-drop-in-canadians-willingness-to-disclose-personal-information-for-free-online-services/ “From the Canadian Internet  Registration Authority (CIRA): The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) [recently 5/28] released its 2020 Canadians Deserve a Better Internet Report, which provides an overview of Canadians’ views on key digital and internet policy issues. The report will help inform policy discussions ahead of the Canadian Internet Governance Forum, which has been rescheduled to November 24th and 25th due to COVID-19. Overall, the report shows Canadians growing anxiety about cybersecurity-related issues, including a significant drop in their willingness to disclose personal information for better content and services online. In 2019, 72 per cent of Canadians said they were willing to disclose some or a little personal information in exchange for valuable content or service. Only one year later, with the exception of online banking services, the vast majority of Canadians say they are unwilling to share their personal data in exchange for better online services. Key Findings from Canadian Internet Users: With the exception of online banking services (52%), most Canadians indicate that they are unwilling to share their personal data in exchange for better products and services: 26 per cent for better video streaming services, 23 per cent for social media websites, 6 per cent for digital advertising 15 per cent for internet-connected devices like baby monitors. 83 per cent believe it is important that government data, including the personal information of Canadians, be stored and transmitted in Canada only. 7-in-10 are concerned about potential cybersecurity risks from foreign-owned network technologies like Huawei Technologies. 74 per... read more