Post Tagged with: "Bangoura"

Supreme Court Denies Leave in Bangoura Case

The Bangoura case, the much-discussed Canadian Internet jurisdiction case, has come to a close as the Supreme Court of Canada today denied Bangoura’s request for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal decision.  Still working its way through the courts is the appeal of the Burke v. NewYork Post […]

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February 16, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

The Long Arm of Canadian Internet Law

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available hyperlinked column) reviews the Bangoura and Burke cases, the  two recent Canadian Internet jurisdiction decisions involving the Washington Post and New York Post. The Ontario Court of Appeal declined to assert jurisdiction in the Bangoura case, expressing concern that "to […]

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September 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

Different Post, Different Outcome

On the heels of the Ontario Court of Appeal Bangoura decision, the B.C. Supreme Court has just released another Internet jurisdiction finding.  Rather than the Washington Post, this case involves the New York Post, which is being sued by former Vancouver Canucks General Manager Brian Burke.  The suit stems from […]

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September 22, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Ontario Court of Appeal Reverses Bangoura Net Jurisdiction Decision

The Ontario Court of Appeal released its much-anticipated Bangoura v. Washington Post decision yesterday, reversing the lower court' s ruling that asserted jurisdiction over the Post in a dispute over an article published in 1997. The appellate court' s reversal is welcome news since the case had the potential to […]

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September 17, 2005 1 comment News

Ontario Court of Appeal Hears Bangoura Appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal heard arguments yesterday in an appeal of the Bangoura v. Washington Post decision. The case raises significant Internet jurisdiction issues, citing leading cases such as Gutnick. The decision has attracted considerable global attention, with dozens of major media companies intervening in support of the Post. I appeared on CBC's As It Happens to discuss the case (and I wrote about the trial decision when it was first released last year).

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March 9, 2005 Comments are Disabled News