New Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has spoken out and says that her office will be very sympathetic to business scrambling to implement Canada’s national privacy law. Stoddart also warned that she will review the issue of public disclosure of parties’ names, questioning the need to give anonymity to repeat […]
Archive for December, 2003
In the wake of CRIA's reported plans to file suits against individual file sharers, the question of identifying the P2P users has moved to the fore. Professor Geist comments in a National Post piece on the likely response of Canada's ISPs. see: Web Firms To Name Pirates also see: True […]
With PIPEDA scheduled to take full effect on January 1st, the media is beginning to take notice. Professor Geist comments in this Ottawa Sun article on the readiness of Canadian business to comply with the new law. see: Ready or Not, New Privacy Law’s Here also see: True Extent of […]
Professor Geist appeared in several media outlets, including CTV Newsnet, CBC Radio’s Ontario Today, and CNET to discuss the Canadian Recording Industry Association’s plans to file suits against individual Canadian uploaders. see: Canada Ruling Won’t Stop Music Lawsuits also see: True Extent of Music Piracy Unknown
Professor Geist appeared on CKNW in Vancouver to discuss anti-spam legislation in Canada in light of the enactment of anti-spam legislation in the U.S. The discussion focused on the need for legislation, technological solutions, as well as public education.