Murray Long is the founder of PrivacyScan, which he began publishing in 1998. Murray Long is one of Canada's foremost private sector privacy experts. As a member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) privacy committee, he helped write the CSA Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, which is the basis for the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act(PIPEDA) and subsequent provincial laws.
In 1997, he started his own consulting practice and in 1998 he started PrivacyScan, an electronic news journal designed to provide information to readers about PIPEDA. Today, PrivacyScan continues to provide timely and useful information on privacy issues in Canada.
Since 1997, Murray has provided guidance on privacy law compliance to organizations in the telecommunications, banking and insurance, transportation, retailing, franchising, healthcare, employment privacy, and charity sectors.
He has undertaken numerous policy research, privacy review, privacy impact and training projects for the federal and provincial governments as well as private firms.