Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star column Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article) focuses on a recent PIPEDA finding involving an inadvertent email disclosure. The column contrasts the finding with a similar incident in the United States and argues that for Canadian privacy law to garner the respect […]
More on Canada’s Culture Deficit
Billboard Magazine's Entertainment Law Weekly has published a slightly updated version of Professor Geist's article on Canada's culture deficit (subscription required). The original column is available from the Toronto Star.
Canada Heading Toward Battle Over Database Rights
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) provides a Thanksgiving Day look at last week's Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Robertson v. Thompson Corp. In reviewing what amounts to the Canadian version of the Tasini case, the column argues that […]
Privacy Commissioner Issues Finding on Workplace Surveillance
Professor Geist comments in the National Post on the federal Privacy Commissioner’s latest finding focusing on webcam surveillance in the workplace. He notes that the decision is part of a larger trend toward restricting surveillance practices on privacy grounds.
Tackling Canada’s Billion Dollar Culture Deficit
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines Canada's billion dollar annual culture deficit. The column argues that the time has come to reverse the alarming increase in Canadian cultural deficit by fostering the creation of Canadian cultural products, facilitating broad […]