New Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has spoken out and says that her office will be very sympathetic to business scrambling to implement Canada’s national privacy law. Stoddart also warned that she will review the issue of public disclosure of parties’ names, questioning the need to give anonymity to repeat […]
In the wake of CRIA's reported plans to file suits against individual file sharers, the question of identifying the P2P users has moved to the fore. Professor Geist comments in a National Post piece on the likely response of Canada's ISPs. see: Web Firms To Name Pirates also see: True […]
With PIPEDA scheduled to take full effect on January 1st, the media is beginning to take notice. Professor Geist comments in this Ottawa Sun article on the readiness of Canadian business to comply with the new law. see: Ready or Not, New Privacy Law’s Here also see: True Extent of […]
Professor Geist comments in a National Post article on the Canadian Recording Industry Association's plans to sue file sharing uploaders starting early next year. His commentary focuses on the recent Copyright Board decision on private copying. see: Music Sharers To Face Lawsuits also see: True Extent of Music Piracy Unknown
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) provides an A to Z look back at the year in technology law in Canada. The column focuses on leading cases, legislative developments in the spam and privacy world, and emerging copyright policy concerns.