03/02/2020 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 https://www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2017/2017fc114/2017fc114.html 1/21

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