Archive for December 6th, 2004

Privacy Commissioner Issues First PIPEDA Spam Decision

The Canadian Privacy Commissioner has issued her first decision involving spam. Although not yet publicly available, Professor Geist was the complainant and has posted the well-founded decision. The decision includes a determination that business email addresses constitute personal information and are not covered by the business information exception. It also […]

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December 6, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Piercing the P2P Myths, Part Two

Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column features part two (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) of the examination of the financial impact of peer-to-peer music downloading on the Canadian music industry. Following part one, which demonstrated that recording industry loss claims are greatly exaggerated and that […]

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December 6, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns