The Standards Council of Canada has launched a public consultation on a proposal to adopt Office Open XML (Open XML) as an international open standard. Deadline for comment is July 5, 2007 (hat tip: Tobin Dalrymple).
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SCC Grants Leave in PIPEDA Case
The Supreme Court of Canada this morning granted leave in the Blood Tribe case, which involves questions about the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's ability to compel the production of documents over which a claim of solicitor-client privilege is asserted in the context of an investigation under PIPEDA.
CBC Q&A on Copyright
The CBC has posted a brief (and somewhat incoherent) interview I did on copyright in the wake of the SCC's Robertson decision.
Canadian Supreme Court Opens Up Second Copyright Balance
Professor Geist's latest Toronto Star Lawbytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines last week's Supreme Court of Canada Tariff 22 decision. The column argues that the case may damage the music industry's strategy of suing individual file sharers as one member of the court offered a […]