A South African government official has acknowledged that the country has spent roughly 1 million rand in trying to obtain the southafrica.com domain. The legal action has not resulted in a transfer of the domain.
Thousands of Guyanese were without Internet access last week after a submarine broke a cable in French Guiana. The country’s telecommunications provider has blocked ISPs from establishing satellite links, claiming a monopoly on voice and data services.
Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines this week’s Canadian hearings into VoIP regulation. The column contrasts the approach of the content industries to peer-to-peer with that of the telecommunications sector noting that one perceives P2P as the worst of […]
Professor Geist's recent run of columns on copyright related issues has begun to generate significant comment in the pages of the Toronto Star. In recent weeks, Professor Geist has focused on the broadcast flag, ringtones, and ISP liability in Canada. The Star has since published an opinion piece by Brian […]