News

More Action Needed on Spam Enforcement

Professor Geist comments on the current anti-spam battle in Canada in a Macleans column. He notes that existing laws can be used to tackle spam provided a strong enforcement effort is undertaken.

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January 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Will the Canadian Gov’t Intervene in Other Cases?

Professor Geist comments in IT World on the likelihood of future Canadian government interventions into foreign patent disputes. The question arose in light of a patent dispute between Nortel and Ciena.

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January 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Agfa v. Adobe Decision

is posted below.

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January 23, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Downloading Nation

The Ottawa Citizen re-runs a piece from late last year focusing on the popularity of music downloading. Professor Geist comments on the exaggerated loss claims of the Canadian Recording Industry Association and highlights the benefits of P2P distribution. Professor Geist expanded on the issue in a two-part series in the […]

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January 13, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Copyright and Privacy Issues in the News

Professor Geist comments on two of the hottest issues for the coming year — copyright and privacy. In a Silicon Valley North piece, he assesses the current reform situation, while in a Globe and Mail article he notes the issues raised by email privacy in the workplace.

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January 6, 2005 Comments are Disabled News