The Austin Chronicle carries a story on efforts to track down spammers. Professor Geist comments on the need for stronger enforcement actions.
Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines whether Canada may be headed toward a Digital Millennium Copyright Canada Act. The column explores the risks associated with technological protection measures alongside anti-circumvention legislation and the potential that Canada may adopt DMCA-like […]
The Canadian government plans to revamp the wording of future federal contracts with the aim of countering U.S. powers, granted under anti-terrorism laws, to tap into personal information about Canadians. The government has also asked all agencies and departments to conduct a "comprehensive assessment of risks" to Canadian information they […]
Professor Geist comments on the current anti-spam battle in Canada in a Macleans column. He notes that existing laws can be used to tackle spam provided a strong enforcement effort is undertaken.