Archive for February, 2005
Copyright and Faith in the Free Market
Renegades Spam Complaint Apparently New News
Music Industry Doesn’t Need More Government Protection
In these politically charged times, there is a tendency to view many policy issues, whether they be same sex marriage or tax reform, through a narrow lens — left or right, blue or red, liberal or conservative. The same is true for copyright issues.
Privacy Breaches Shouldn’t Stay Private
Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) calls on Canadian lawmakers to follow the California lead by adopting a law that requires organizations to publicly disclose privacy breaches to their customers. It argues that privacy breaches, including instances of misused personal information or […]
Revise Privacy Law To Protect Public, Not Offenders
In the coming months, Industry Minister David Emerson will lead the federal government on a review of Canada's national privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Critics are likely to call for tougher enforcement measures, better reporting of decisions, and an end to the Federal Privacy Commissioner's policy that shields organizations that are the target of successful complaints.