Post Tagged with: "Law"

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules Against Net Hate on Google Newsgroup

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has issued a ruling against a Canadian man for posting anti-semitic content on a Google newsgroup in violation of the Canadian Human Rights Act.  The Canadian Human Rights Commission, which enforces Tribunal rulings, wrote to Google to advise the company of the decision.  The Commission […]

Read more ›

July 19, 2005 2 comments News

Canada Signs Cybercrime Treaty Protocol

Late last week Canada became the first non-European country to sign the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Treaty Protocol that focuses on Internet hate.  A few clarifications may be useful to ensure that people understand what this is and what it is not.  First, the Council of Europe is not the […]

Read more ›

July 10, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

How Law Can Help Bridge the Digital Divide

Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) discusses how law can help bridge the digital divide. The column reflects on a recent United Nations sponsored meeting on e-commerce law in Asia which highlighted not only great enthusiasm of the developing world, […]

Read more ›

July 19, 2004 1 comment Columns