While critics frequently claim that Canada has weak intellectual property laws, yet another case demonstrates that penalties can be severe. A federal court in Vancouver has awarded $2.5 million in damages arising from the fake Louis Vuitton and Burberry handbags.
Archive for June 29th, 2011
My chapter in The Internet Tree : The State of Telecom Policy in Canada 3.0 focuses on the need for openess in Canada’s digital strategy. I discuss Canada’s digital economy and strategy. Canada can implement an openess principle and frankly it makes sense. The possibilities I identified include increased government transparency, open access […]
- “Get Money from Web Giants” Grows: Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Says Government Working on a New Data Tax
- An Anti-Digital Agenda: Forget the Digital Policy Reboot, the Government Just Hit Delete Instead
- “Get Money From Web Giants”: Why Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault’s Top Legislative Priority is Risky Business
- Why It’s Time to Reboot Canada’s Failed Digital Agenda
- Weakening Net Neutrality: How the Government’s Internet Regulation Plan Abandons the Principle of Equal Treatment of Content Online