A U.S. court has awarded Facebook $873 million in damages arising from spam on the popular social networking site. The target of the suit is Adam Guerbuez and Atlantis Blue Capital of Montreal. The award is the largest ever under the U.S. Can-Spam Act. While it is unlikely that Facebook […]
Archive for November 24th, 2008
The National Post reports that an independent report by Professor Richard Moon has recommended that the controversial hate speech provision in the Human Rights Act be repealed. The report was commissioned by the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) discusses last week's CRTC decision in the CAIP v. Bell case. Echoing my remarks immediately after the decision, I argue in the column that the decision is not the final word on net neutrality in Canada, but rather the first […]
Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 24, 2008 as CRTC Decision Not the Last Word on Net Neutrality The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission last week issued its much-anticipated ruling on the legality of Internet throttling, a controversial practice employed by some Internet service providers that reduces speeds for […]