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CBC’s The Current Examines Canadian Privacy

CBC’s The Current recently devoted a half hour to privacy issues in Canada. Professor Geist appeared to comment on PIPEDA and the outsourcing privacy issue in BC. This podcast is no longer available online.

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August 5, 2004 Comments are Disabled Podcasts

Legal Blogs Growing in Popularity

The Ottawa Citizen explores the growth of legal blogs and assesses their impact on the legal process. Professor Geist comments on the benefits of greater distribution of information and public awareness of legal issues.

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August 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

South Africa Expresses Concern On Digital Divide

A South African government minister says that the digital divide is growing and could have a more devasting impact than the divides of the industrial revolution.

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August 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Kenyan Monopoly on Internet Backbone Struck Down

The Kenyan Communications Appeals tribunal has struck down the monopoly granted to Telkom Kenya as the country’s Internet gateway. The case arose after a consortium of ISPs challenged a regulatory decision denying them a license to create an alternate Internet backbone.

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August 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Zambia To Introduce Cybercrime Law

The Zambian government plans to introduce new cybercrime legislation this week that will signficantly increase the penalties for hacking and other computer crimes.

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July 29, 2004 Comments are Disabled News