Why Protect Personal Information?
žthe purpose of the protection accorded to privacy is to guarantee a sphere of individual autonomy for all decisions relating to choices that are of a fundamentally private or inherently personal natureÓ. Godbout v. Longueuil (City),  3 S.C.R. 844
ž÷ anonymity ÷ is an essential element of the right to privacy.Ó Aubry v. äditions Vice-Versa Inc,  1 SCR 591