Archive for August, 2004

Bosnia and Herzegovina to Develop E-commerce Legislation

Assisted by a UNDP project, Bosnia and Herzegovina plan to develop three e-commerce laws by the end of the year. The laws will focus on electronic signatures, electronic business, and certification authorities.

Read more ›

August 9, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

CRIA Calls For Notice and Termination Framework

Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) focuses on the Canadian Recording Industry Association's call for what amounts to a notice and termination approach to removing allegedly copyright infringing material. CRIA's counsel told a parliamentary committee that once an ISP receives […]

Read more ›

August 9, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

A blueprint for better copyright law

Imagine an Ontario government initiative that responded to rising concern over speeding on provincial highways by installing hundreds of automated radar guns to identify cars that failed to obey the speed limit. Rather than sending a speeding ticket to those caught by the system, however, the government instead sent a […]

Read more ›

August 8, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

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.

Read more ›

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.

Read more ›

August 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News