BC’s Privacy Commissioner has announced that the release of his report on privacy and outsourcing will be delayed until late October. The Commissioner needs more time to deal with the more than 500 submissions he received on the issue.
With news today that a coalition of education groups have held a press conference to call for balanced copyright reform, University Affairs, the Canadian university and colleges publication, publishes an opinion essay by Professor Geist on how Canada can best achieve that balance.
A South African government official has acknowledged that the country has spent roughly 1 million rand in trying to obtain the southafrica.com domain. The legal action has not resulted in a transfer of the domain.
Thousands of Guyanese were without Internet access last week after a submarine broke a cable in French Guiana. The country’s telecommunications provider has blocked ISPs from establishing satellite links, claiming a monopoly on voice and data services.
Professor Geist's recent run of columns on copyright related issues has begun to generate significant comment in the pages of the Toronto Star. In recent weeks, Professor Geist has focused on the broadcast flag, ringtones, and ISP liability in Canada. The Star has since published an opinion piece by Brian […]