Posted November 22, 2012
In his presentation, Mr. Gupta stated that Canada's principles-based approach to privacy regulation adapts well to protect personal information in this rapidly changing industry. He noted that the social media industry has driven innovation in a number of related sectors such as data analytics, cloud computing and smart phones. These ICT developments show tremendous potential for growth, and to improve productivity in Canada. As part of an overall Digital Economy Strategy, Mr. Gupta also stressed the importance of digital literacy programs to help Canadians use these new digital tools in a safe and effective manner.
See Mr. Gupta's speaking notes here.
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