Archive for December, 2009

Kenyan Anti-Counterfeiting Law To Face Constitutional Challenge

Health Action International Africa is challenging the constitutionality of a new Kenyan anti-counterfeiting law.  The group argues that the law violates the right to health since it confuses generics with fake medicines and could lead to a health crisis.

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December 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Year in Tech Law and Policy: My Annual A to Z Review

The past twelve months in law and technology were exceptionally active, with new legislation, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearings, national consultations, and very public battles over digital issues. My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) takes a look back at 2009 from A to Z: A […]

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December 28, 2009 4 comments Columns

The Letters of the Law: 2009 in Tech Law and Policy

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 28, 2009 as Technology Gives the Law a Workout in 2009 The past twelve months in law and technology were exceptionally active, with new legislation, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearings, national consultations, and very public battles over digital issues. A look back […]

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December 28, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

U.S. Court Rules Against isoHunt For Inducing Copyright Infringement

A U.S. federal court in California has issued a summary judgment against Canadian-based isoHunt (and its owner Gary Fung), ruling that the site violates U.S. copyright law by inducing copyright infringement.  The judge ruled that the isoHunt case is little different from other U.S. cases such as Napster and Grokster, […]

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December 23, 2009 45 comments News

usisohuntdec.pdf

OrderGrantingMSJ-Fung.pdf

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December 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled General