The Zambian government plans to introduce new cybercrime legislation this week that will signficantly increase the penalties for hacking and other computer crimes.
The British Columbia government has announced that it plans to enact legislative reforms to its provincial privacy law to respond to concerns about the applicability of the USA Patriot Act to provincial health data. CNET and Warren’s Washington Internet Daily provide coverage of the issue and my recent submission on […]
Canadian New Media features a nice profile on the Techlawed Project, highlighting the initiative’s goals and early results.
Sentech, a South African wireless company, has reportedly emailed a database containing information on hundreds of its users to its client base.
Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Lawbytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) highlights his report, co-authored with Milana Homsi, on the privacy implications on U.S. law including the Patriot Act, grand jury subpoenas, and national security letters