Professor Geist's latest Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) assesses recent comments from an Industry Canada official that Canada is likely to move quickly to import the broadcast flag by July 2005. The column argues that it is essential that Canada craft its […]
An Ontario court has denied an attempt to refuse disclosure of information during a discovery process on privacy grounds. Canada’s privacy law contains an exception for compliance with the rules of court relating to the production of information. Case name is Clustercraft Jewellery Manufacturing v. Wygee Holdings.
Professor Geist comments on news that a Starbucks in Toronto has fired an employee for maintaining a blog that criticized his supervisor.
Professor Geist comments in the National Post on news that the music industry has experienced an upswing in CD sales in 2004. Responding to claims that the improvement is due in part to reduced file sharing, Professor Geist notes that a more likely reason is that the industry is responding […]