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  • Kristen Thomasen and Suzie Dunn

R v Jarvis - Location, equality, technology: What is the future of Privacy

In the era of smart phones, creepshots, and sexual photos taken and shared without consent, the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v Jarvis will be sure to shape the cultural landscape of what is now known as image-based abuse. The Court’s upcoming decision will determine when and where a person will be criminally liable for taking pictures of women and girls without their knowledge, for his or her sexual gratification.

In this three-part blog post, we discuss three central issues that arose in this case, and provide commentary on the potential impact of the upcoming decision on these issues.

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