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2017 FC 114 (CanLII) | CanLII

A.T. v. Globe24h.com, 2017 FC 114 (CanLII), [2017] 4 FCR 310
Date:

2017-01-30

File number:

T-1248-15

Citation:

A.T. v. Globe24h.com, 2017 FC 114 (CanLII), [2017] 4 FCR 310,
<http://canlii.ca/t/gx6bl>, retrieved on 2020-02-03
Date: 20170130
Docket: T-1248-15
Citation: 2017 FC 114

Ottawa, Ontario, January 30, 2017
PRESENT:

The Honourable Mr. Justice Mosley

BETWEEN:
A.T.
Applicant
and
GLOBE24H.COM AND SEBASTIAN RADULESCU
Respondents
and
THE PRIVACY COMMISSIONER OF CANADA
Added Respondent

JUDGMENT AND REASONS
I.

INTRODUCTION

[1]
This de novo application under section 14 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic
Documents Act, SC 2000, c 5 [PIPEDA or the Act] raises questions about the open courts principle, international
comity, and extraterritoriality in a digital age.
[2]
The application stems from a Report of Findings dated June 5, 2015, prepared by the Office of the
Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPCC) wherein the OPCC determined that the applicant’s complaints against the
Romania based respondents, Sebastian Radulescu and Globe24h.com, are well-founded.
[3]
For the reasons that follow, the application will be granted and judgment rendered in favour of the
applicant.
II.

BACKGROUND
A.

The parties

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