The Canadian media continues its coverage of a possible Quebec constitutional challenge. Professor Geist comments on the implications for the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and the Globe and Mail. see: Privacy Law Likely to Face Challenge also see: Privacy: 'This is the Big Kahuna'
Quebec Readies Constitutional Challenge to PIPEDA
Professor Geist comments on reports that the Quebec Attorney General has obtained an order that allows it proceed with a constitutional challenge against PIPEDA. Professor Geist notes that the order enables the province to proceed with a challenge at any time. see: Federal Privacy Law to Face Legal Challenge
Welcome to Gabrielle Hannah Geist!
I’m delighted to announce that Gabrielle Hannah Geist was born on Saturday, December 20th at 6:40 pm. Mom and her brother and sister are all doing great! see: Music Giants Lose Key Fights Against Pirates
U.S. Appellate Court Rules in Verizon v. RIAA
Professor Geist comments in the National Post on the recent Verizon v. RIAA decision in which a U.S. appellate court dealt a serious blow to the RIAA's current litigation strategy of suing file sharers. see: Music Giants Lose Key Fights Against Pirates also see: Bill 31
Ontario Introduces Health Privacy Legislation
The Ontario government has introduced new health privacy legislation. The bill establishes new rules governing the collection, use, and sharing of health information. The Ontario Privacy Commissioner is charged with enforcement of the Act. see: Medical Record Bill Introduced