Archive for February 16th, 2006

Internet Gambling Advertising Bill Introduced in Ontario

Thanks to John Gregory for pointing out that a private member’s bill was introduced yesterday into the Ontario legislature that seeks to prohibit advertising of unregulated Internet gambling.  If enacted, the Bill C-60 would amend the Consumer Protection Act by adding the following provision:

"No person shall print, publish, distribute, broadcast or telecast an advertisement or representation that includes an Internet gaming business website address unless the person believes in good faith that the Internet gaming business has been licensed or otherwise granted permission to operate in Ontario or Canada by the appropriate authority and is operated in accordance with the applicable laws of Ontario and Canada."

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February 16, 2006 3 comments News

Supreme Court Denies Leave in Bangoura Case

The Bangoura case, the much-discussed Canadian Internet jurisdiction case, has come to a close as the Supreme Court of Canada today denied Bangoura’s request for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal decision.  Still working its way through the courts is the appeal of the Burke v. NewYork Post […]

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February 16, 2006 Comments are Disabled News