Among the government’s primary justifications for its lawful access/online surveillance bill (Bill C-30) is that since Internet providers have not been required to disclose subscriber information during an investigation, their assistance is inconsistent. For example, the Public Safety backgrounder on the bill states: Basic subscriber information is often required at […]
Archive for March 19th, 2012
The new amended version of Bill C-11 has been posted along with the Bill C-11 legislative committee report.
Ariel Katz has a must-read post that comprehensively examines fair dealing/fair use tests, demonstrating that “effect on the market” is not the predominant factor in assessing whether a particular dealing is fair. There is also a good discussion in the comments and a follow-up post from Howard Knopf.