Archive for May 9th, 2008

Bell Canada Hit With Privacy Complaint Over Deep Packet Inspection Practices

CIPPIC has filed a privacy complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada over Bell's deep packet inspection practices.  With CAIP raising the privacy issue in its submission to the CRTC, it was only a matter of time before the Privacy Commissioner was asked to intervene.  CIPPIC highlights several privacy concerns […]

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May 9, 2008 18 comments News

France Says Canada Considering “Three Strikes and You’re Out” ISP Policy

Last month I wrote about the pressure to adopt "graduated response," a policy that is better described as "three strikes and you're out" for ISP subscribers.  While Canada has yet to take a public position on the issue, a new French document cites Canada as an example of a country […]

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May 9, 2008 34 comments News

B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Crookes Cyberlibel Suit

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision that dismissed a libel suit launched by Wayne Crookes against Yahoo!, MySpace, and a group of individuals.  The court rejected the view that a court should presume that something posted online on a restricted access site has been […]

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May 9, 2008 1 comment News

Knopf vs. ESA

Howard Knopf and the Entertainment Software Associated debated copyright last night on the Business News Network.

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May 9, 2008 2 comments Must Reads