Archive for December 1st, 2008

Lawless Canada Emerging as a Spam Haven

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 1, 2008 as Canada Emerges as Haven for Spam Last month, a California court awarded social networking giant Facebook US$873 million in damages arising from the activities of a single spamming organization.  The decision garnered headlines in Canada not only for the lofty […]

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December 1, 2008 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Knopf on IP and the Economy

Howard Knopf has a terrific post on how Canada could use IP and IP policy to address concerns with the economy.

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December 1, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Canada Backpedals On Data Sharing Agreement With U.S.

The Canadian Press reports that the Canadian government has quietly dropped plans to let the United States house a database of personal information about Canadians who hold special driver's licences aimed at better securing the border. The move follows vocal criticism from federal and provincial privacy commissioners, who warned earlier […]

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December 1, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Thousands Complain To CRTC About Do-Not-Call List

The CBC reports that the CRTC has received thousands of complaints about the do-not-call list and the continuation of unwanted telemarketing calls.

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December 1, 2008 6 comments Must Reads