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More on the RIAA suits and Canada

The Toronto Star provides further coverage of the Canadian perspective on the RIAA file sharing suits with comments from Professor Geist on the challenge of identifying file sharers under Canadian law. see: Canadian File Sharers' Risk Low also see: Knight v. Hutchinson decision here

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September 11, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Covering the Canadian Perspective on RIAA suits

The Globe and Mail runs a story featuring coverage of the Canadian perspective on the RIAA lawsuits that includes commentary from Professor Geist. Geist notes that it is much more difficult under Canadian law to uncover the identity of file sharers. see: Murky Laws Make Piracy Suits Less Likely in […]

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September 10, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

A Virtual Canadian Law Library Becomes Reality

My latest Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) reflects on Knight v. Hutchinson, a recent British Columbia decision in which a registrar reviewed online legal research expenses claimed by one lawyer. The registrar noted that the lawyer needed to show the necessity and […]

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September 8, 2003 Comments are Disabled Columns

When Individuals Become Internet Intermediaries

My latest Toronto Star column focuses on recent changes involving Internet intermediaries. Where once only ISPs and intermediaries were synonymous, recent developments illustrate that on the Internet the question isn’t who is an intermediary, but rather who isn’t as individuals, search engines, and financial institutions find themselves in a network […]

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September 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled Columns

Global Internet Jurisdiction Survey Underway

I am co-chair of a global Internet jurisdiction project launched by the American Bar Association and the International Chamber of Commerce. More information can be obtained elsewhere on this site, but with 29 countries and hundreds of companies participating, there is certainly scope for more involvement. If you’re interested, let […]

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September 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled News