Archive for March 19th, 2012

Halifax Police on Refusals to Provide Subscriber Data: None

Among the government’s primary justifications for its lawful access/online surveillance bill (Bill C-30) is that since Internet providers have not been required to disclose subscriber information during an investigation, their assistance is inconsistent. For example, the Public Safety backgrounder on the bill states: Basic subscriber information is often required at […]

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March 19, 2012 12 comments News

halifaxlawfulaccessresp

halifaxlawfulaccessresp.pdf

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March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled General

Bill C-11: The Amended Version

The new amended version of Bill C-11 has been posted along with the Bill C-11 legislative committee report.

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March 19, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

Fair Dealing and the Effect on the Market

Ariel Katz has a must-read post that comprehensively examines fair dealing/fair use tests, demonstrating that “effect on the market” is not the predominant factor in assessing whether a particular dealing is fair. There is also a good discussion in the comments and a follow-up post from Howard Knopf.

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March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled Must Reads