BC and Alberta Laws Meet Substantial Similarity Test

Industry Canada has released exemption orders for both Alberta and British Columbia, finding that their private sector privacy laws meet the substantial similarity test found in the federal privacy law. The finding means that that organizations in the two provinces will not be subject to the federal private sector privacy […]

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April 10, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Continuing Coverage of Internet Jurisdiction Survey

Media coverage of the ABA/ICC Internet jurisdiction project continues with a nice feature in the ABA Journal eReport. This article follows similar coverage in Warren’s Washington Internet Daily, National Journal’s Technology Law Daily, and BNA’s Electronic Commerce & Law Report.  

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April 9, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

CIPPIC Role In Copyright Case Featured

The Ottawa Citizen features a terrific story on the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic and its role in the recent file sharing case. The article focuses on the development of CIPPIC and provides a behind-the-scenes look at its involvement in the high profile CRIA case. 

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April 8, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Net Jurisdiction Study Finds New Digital Divide

Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article) highlights the results of an ABA/ICC global Internet jurisdiction study released over the weekend. The survey of nearly 300 companies in 45 different countries found that U.S. companies were far more concerned and pessimistic about Internet […]

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April 5, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

Focus Shifts to Canadian Copyright Reform

The day after the federal court's file sharing discussion, much of the discussion shifted to potential copyright reform in Canada. Professor Geist comments in both the Ottawa Citizen and National Post on the prospect for reform.  

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April 2, 2004 Comments are Disabled News