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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]