Canada's Copyright Board issued its private copying decision earlier today. Professor Geist comments in this CNET article on the peer-to-peer elements of the decision in which the Board ruled that the private copying exemption covers downloading on P2P networks under certain circumstances.
Archive for December, 2003
Professor Geist continued his debate on Tariff 22, this time appearing on CBC Ontario North in Sudbury. see: Speech also see: Africa’s Media Gears Up For Information Society Summit
British Columbia’s privacy commissioner has indicated that he plans to issue full decisions that include the names of the parties involved in privacy complaints once that province’s law takes effect next month. David Loukelis says that organizations do not generally have a legitimate interest in remaining anonymous. see: Speech also […]
As expected, the Canadian government has formally exempted organizations in Quebec from PIPEDA. Quebec has had private sector privacy legislation in place that predates the federal law. see: Canada Gazette also see: Africa’s Media Gears Up For Information Society Summit