Archive for October, 2004

Privacy Commissioner Issues Finding on Workplace Surveillance

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.  

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October 10, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

IAPP Consumer Privacy Forum

International Association of Privacy Professionals, Los Angeles, CA link

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October 7, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences

Tackling Canada’s Billion Dollar Culture Deficit

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 […]

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October 4, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

Why Canada should follow U.K., not U.S., on copyright

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 […]

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October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

The Internet and The Law: A Global Conversation, Day Two

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.

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October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences