Sentech, a South African wireless company, has reportedly emailed a database containing information on hundreds of its users to its client base.
Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Lawbytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) highlights his report, co-authored with Milana Homsi, on the privacy implications on U.S. law including the Patriot Act, grand jury subpoenas, and national security letters
A top official with the Bangladesh Ministry of the Science and Information Communications Technology says an e-business law is on the way.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific references the Techlawed Project as a follow-up to its recent conference on e-commerce law harmonization in the region. UNESCAP is one of several UN agencies that has agreed to work with Techlawed volunteers on future projects.
In what is reported to be a first, a Sri Lankan judge has ordered an allegedly defamatory article removed from a website. see: CAIP v. SOCAN also see: ISPs Free From Paying Royalties for Downloads