CIPPIC Intervened Before the SCC in Text Message Privacy Cases

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017

Last Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) intervened before the Supreme Court of Canada in Nour Marakah v. Her Majesty the Queen and Tristan Jones v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada.

The Court was called to examine if a reasonable expectation of privacy may be found in text messages stored on recipients' cellphones.

The intervening factums are available here: Nour Marakah and Tristan Jones.


CIPPIC was represented before the Supreme Court of Canada by Jill Presser and David Fewer, Director of CIPPIC.


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