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.
World Bank Says Most Developing Country E-Gov Projects Fail
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.
India Supreme Court Rules Software a Good, Not Service
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.
Will Canadian Cultural Policy Survive in the Age of the Internet?
Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines several recent Canadian legal developments including CRTC hearings on satellite radio and VoIP, a Quebec court decision on satellite television, and copyright reform, arguing that the common thread through the cases how to […]