Archive for October, 2004

POLCYB – Society for Policing of Cyberspace Annual Conference

Keynote Address, Vancouver, BC link

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October 19, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences

Canadian Privacy Ruling Illustrates Need for Changes to Reporting System

Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star column Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article) focuses on a recent PIPEDA finding involving an inadvertent email disclosure. The column contrasts the finding with a similar incident in the United States and argues that for Canadian privacy law to garner the respect […]

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October 18, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

More on Canada’s Culture Deficit

Billboard Magazine's Entertainment Law Weekly has published a slightly updated version of Professor Geist's article on Canada's culture deficit (subscription required). The original column is available from the Toronto Star.

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October 12, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Canada Heading Toward Battle Over Database Rights

Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) provides a Thanksgiving Day look at last week's Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Robertson v. Thompson Corp. In reviewing what amounts to the Canadian version of the Tasini case, the column argues that […]

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October 11, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

Court decision foreshadows policy debate

Copyright ruling seeks a balance As Canadians gather on this Thanksgiving holiday, they might consider giving thanks to Canada's judiciary. This past year has been a monumental one for our judiciary with several courts exhibiting courage in addressing novel and challenging copyright issues.   The Supreme Court of Canada has […]

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October 10, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive