Archive for January, 2009

Crystal Ball Gazing at the Coming Year in Tech Law

Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 5, 2008 as Crystal Ball Gazing at the Year Ahead in Tech Law Technology law and policy is notoriously unpredictable and crystal ball gazing in Canada this year is particularly challenging given the current political and economic uncertainty.  With that caveat, my best […]

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January 5, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Public Domain Day 2009

Wallace McLean offers his annual public domain day list of authors whose work entered into the public domain in Canada on January 1st.

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January 4, 2009 3 comments Must Reads

New Brunswick To Implement Province-Wide Broadband Initiative

The Province of New Brunswick has announced plans to provide province-wide broadband connectivity within the next 18 months.

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January 4, 2009 3 comments Must Reads

Canada Border Services Opening Lawyer’s Mail

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak reports that Canada Border Services opened mail addressed to her office at Lang Michener, raising signficant privacy and client confidentiality concerns.

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January 4, 2009 5 comments Must Reads

CPCC and Best Buy Resolve Private Copying Dispute

The Canadian Private Copying Collective and retailer Best Buy have resolved a dispute over private copying levies, with the CPCC receiving nearly $1 million in compensation.

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January 4, 2009 1 comment Must Reads