Professor Geist comments in the National Post on the federal Privacy Commissioner’s latest finding focusing on webcam surveillance in the workplace. He notes that the decision is part of a larger trend toward restricting surveillance practices on privacy grounds.
Archive for October, 2004
International Association of Privacy Professionals, Los Angeles, CA link
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines Canada's billion dollar annual culture deficit. The column argues that the time has come to reverse the alarming increase in Canadian cultural deficit by fostering the creation of Canadian cultural products, facilitating broad […]
Canadian artists have enjoyed unprecedented international critical and commercial success in recent years. From Avril Lavigne to Yann Martel to Denys Arcand, Canadians have won Grammys, Bookers, and Oscars and have demonstrated that our best belong on the world stage. Notwithstanding these headline-grabbing success stories, wider success for the […]
The Canwest media chain provides coverage of day two of the Internet and the Law conference. The article focuses on Professor Geist’s Unhappy Gilmore presentation and the growing use of alternative intermediaries to regulate online activities.