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Copyright and Privacy Issues in the News

Professor Geist comments on two of the hottest issues for the coming year — copyright and privacy. In a Silicon Valley North piece, he assesses the current reform situation, while in a Globe and Mail article he notes the issues raised by email privacy in the workplace.

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January 6, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Amazon v. Corbis decision

is below.  

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December 22, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

The Year in Canadian Tech Law From A to Z

My weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) contains an annual A to Z review of the top stories in Canadian Internet, privacy, and technology law. The column highlights several leading cases and policy initiatives including copyright and privacy decisions as well as […]

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December 20, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

More on the Private Copying Decision

The Canadian media provides further coverage of the federal court's private copying decision. Professor Geist comments in the National Post, CBC, and CTV on the impact of the decision on MP3 players.

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December 20, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Federal Ct. Affirms Private Copying; Drops iPod Levy

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal has released its decision (2.5 MB file) in case challenging Canada's private copying system. Professor Geist comments in the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star on the court's ruling which held that the levy is not a tax and is therefore constitutional. It also […]

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December 17, 2004 Comments are Disabled News