Canadian Copyright Petition Presented to Parliament

Yesterday Peter Julian, an MP from Burnaby, BC, presented to the House of Commons the first of what is likely to be several petitions calling for a balanced copyright approach in Canada.

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April 8, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Copyright vs. Freedom of the Press

Readers of this blog may know that I publish a daily Internet law news service (if you don't, you should subscribe, it's free). I don't usually recount the stories here, but today's issue features a remarkable number of noteworthy court decisions and developments.

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April 7, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

When Good Technology Goes Bad

A rather chilling case from Connecticut — the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that Acme Auto levied an illegal $150 fine against car renters that drove their car over 79 mph. How did the car rental company identify the speeders?

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April 6, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

B.C. Court Dismisses Privacy Claim Over Data Outsourcing

The British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed a claim by a B.C. union challenging the outsourcing of the management of health information to a U.S. company.

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April 3, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

The ISP March Toward Packet Preferencing Continues

Mark Evans, a reporter with the National Post, reports on his blog that Clearwire has established a terms of use that effectively excludes services such as Vonage and BitTorrent.

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March 27, 2005 Comments are Disabled News