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Global Internet Jurisdiction Survey Underway

I am co-chair of a global Internet jurisdiction project launched by the American Bar Association and the International Chamber of Commerce. More information can be obtained elsewhere on this site, but with 29 countries and hundreds of companies participating, there is certainly scope for more involvement. If you’re interested, let […]

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September 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Comparative IP and Cyberlaw Conference one month away

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law is hosting an exciting two-day symposium on October 3 and 4th focusing on comparative IP and cyberlaw issues. We’ve invited a stellar group of profs from across the U.S. and Canada to present papers on areas of interest. The two-days are divided into […]

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September 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Canadian Unlisted Number Privacy Decision Appealed

Mathew Englander has launched an appeal of a federal court decision that agreed with a Privacy Commissioner not-well founded finding of his complaint against Telus over its practice of charging for unlisted phone number. Englander said he would not rule out an appeal right up to the Supreme Court of […]

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September 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Canada Names Two New Assistant Privacy Commissioners

Canada’s federal government has named two people to the position of Assistant Privacy Commissioner to help manage the additional workload that is expected to arrive once the country’s privacy law takes full effect next year. Named to the position are Heather Black, the privacy commissioner’s general counsel, and Raymond D’Aoust. […]

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August 4, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Privacy Commissioner’s Office Drops Charter Challenge

The Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s office has announced that it has dropped an appeal of a B.C. decision involving video surveillance activities by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The prior commissioner unsuccessfully launched an action over the matter last year. see: Press release here. also see: Coverage here.

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July 18, 2003 Comments are Disabled News