The Toronto Star reports that a courtroom feud between two local paper-shredding companies has triggered allegations that confidential customer records from Canada's major banks were mishandled or lost on their road to destruction. Professor Geist comments on the dangers associated with identity theft and the use of "dumpster diving" to […]
The Globe and Mail's Jack Kapica covers the Canadian Heritage Committee's copyright reform recommendations. Professor Geist comments on the reports's dangers to education and free speech.
Professor Geist comments in a Globe and Mail story on the popularity of blogging and its use as a tool for finding employment. The article cites a number of examples where blogs played a role in the job selection process.
The World Bank says that eighty-five percent of e-government projects in developing countries fail either partially or fully. The World Bank funds many e-government projects worldwide such as developing e-trade facilitation systems, e-procurement pilots and one-stop government gateways.
The India Supreme Court has ruled that computer software is liable to tax under the provisions of the Sales Tax Act as it is best classified as a good and not a service. The ruling applies to off-the-shelf software.