The LA Times focuses on the growing popularity of open source software such as Linux in the developing world. Countries such as Brazil and China see it as providing new choice within government and industry.
Bosnia and Herzegovina to Develop E-commerce Legislation
Assisted by a UNDP project, Bosnia and Herzegovina plan to develop three e-commerce laws by the end of the year. The laws will focus on electronic signatures, electronic business, and certification authorities.
CRIA Calls For Notice and Termination Framework
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) focuses on the Canadian Recording Industry Association's call for what amounts to a notice and termination approach to removing allegedly copyright infringing material. CRIA's counsel told a parliamentary committee that once an ISP receives […]
CBC’s The Current Examines Canadian Privacy
Legal Blogs Growing in Popularity
The Ottawa Citizen explores the growth of legal blogs and assesses their impact on the legal process. Professor Geist comments on the benefits of greater distribution of information and public awareness of legal issues.