The Canadian Radiotelevision and Telecommunications Commission has approved, with one exception, an application by the Canadian Marketing Association to issue a stay on its telemarketing rules. The rules deal with the prospect for a do-not-call list and impose a series of obligations on Canadian businesses that raised privacy and cost […]
The UN ICT Task Force has published Internet Governance: A Grand Collaboration, a collection of works from a March 2004 meeting. Professor Geist contributes National Governments and Country Code Top Level Domains: A Global Survey.
The Nigerian Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government has the power to regulate telecommunications throughout the country. The federal government had challenged a state bill designed to provide a state with regulatory power.
An Ontario court has issued the first Canadian court decision to examine the meaning of "commercial activity" within the context of PIPEDA. The case involved a question of whether a recreational shooting association could be compelled to disclose its member list. The court relies heavily on the Privacy Commissioner’s guidance […]
BC’s Privacy Commissioner has announced that the release of his report on privacy and outsourcing will be delayed until late October. The Commissioner needs more time to deal with the more than 500 submissions he received on the issue.