An Ontario court has denied an attempt to refuse disclosure of information during a discovery process on privacy grounds. Canada’s privacy law contains an exception for compliance with the rules of court relating to the production of information. Case name is Clustercraft Jewellery Manufacturing v. Wygee Holdings.
Archive for September 3rd, 2004
Sri Lanka Accuses Ship of Cutting Internet Link
Sri Lankan authorities tried to seize an Indian ship and sought US$5 million in damages, accusing it of breaking the undersea fibre optic cable that connects the tropical island’s main Internet links to the rest of the world. The Indian government and the company that handles the ship denied responsibility.
Starbucks Employee Fired for Blog
Professor Geist comments on news that a Starbucks in Toronto has fired an employee for maintaining a blog that criticized his supervisor.
The Internet Turns 35
Professor Geist appeared on an Ontario radio station to discuss the 35th anniversary of the creation of the Internet. The discussion highlighted the challenges posed by Net along with the remarkable new opportunities.
Music Industry Experiences Upswing in CD Sales
Professor Geist comments in the National Post on news that the music industry has experienced an upswing in CD sales in 2004. Responding to claims that the improvement is due in part to reduced file sharing, Professor Geist notes that a more likely reason is that the industry is responding […]