Archive for August, 2010

Conrad Black Case Targets Net Defamation Jurisdiction Standards

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 30, 2010 as Conrad Black Case Targets Net Defamation Standards Conrad Black’s ongoing legal fight in the United States has attracted considerable attention in Canada, yet there is a side courtroom battle at home over alleged defamatory content on the Internet that merits […]

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August 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Google, Yahoo Concerned About Bill C-32’s Enabler Provision

The Wire Report reports (sub required) that Google and Yahoo are concerned with the “enabler” provision in Bill C-32.  The provision is designed to target sites that facilitate but the search engines fear it could have unintended consequences.

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August 30, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

CRA Cracks Down on eBay Seller

The Canada Revenue Agency has fined a B.C. man $68,000 for failing to report sales on eBay.

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August 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Next ACTA Round To Be Vice-Ministerial Level Meeting

The Japanese media is reporting that the next round of ACTA negotations in Tokyo will be a Vice-Ministerial level meeting, providing further confirmation that countries expect to conclude the agreement at the late September meeting.

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August 27, 2010 3 comments Must Reads

CIPPIC Says Facebook Failing Privacy Promises

CIPPIC argues that Facebook has failed to comply with the privacy commitments it made as part of last year’s settlement with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

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August 27, 2010 1 comment Must Reads