Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines the growing tension between privacy and intellectual property rights. The column assesses two recent examples — RIAA subpoenas against alleged file sharers and the brewing dispute over the reliability of WHOIS information.
Archive for October 6th, 2003
Geist on Site Finder Service
Professor Geists recent column on the Verisign Site Finder service is discussed in ongoing coverage of the dispute from the Toronto Star. see: Verisign Stops Re-Directing Web’s ‘Mistake Traffic’ also see: Knight v. Hutchinson decision here
Comparative IP & Cyberlaw Symposium Concludes
The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law hosted a very successful two-day symposium on Comparative IP and Cyberlaw issues on October 3 and 4th. A web archive of the proceedings should be available shortly. see: Conference site also see: Knight v. Hutchinson decision here