Archive for May, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-31

May 31st, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2010-05-30

May 30th, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-29

May 29th, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-28

May 28th, 2010

Future of Music Coalition Panel: DC Policy Day 2010 – Focus on ACTA

May 27th, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-27

May 27th, 2010

Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2009-2010)

May 26th, 2010

Here are the slides used in my presentation to the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group earlier today,  The Year in Review: Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2009-2010). It covers significant developements since my talk last spring.

The slides include a summary of the following cases and statutory references:

Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2010 SCC 4

Internet Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. v Mar LLC [2009] EWHC 844 (Ch)

Gammasonics Institute for Medical Research Pty Ltd v Comrad Medical Sysytems Pty Ltd [2010] NSWSC 267 (9 April 2010)

Kingsway Hall Hotel Ltd. v Red Sky IT (Hounslow) Ltd. [2010] EWHC 965

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-26

May 26th, 2010

Government introduces bills to fight SPAM and spyware and to amend PIPEDA

May 25th, 2010

Earlier today the Government introduced two important Bills – Bills C-28 and C-29.

Bill C-28, Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act, is the re-introduction of the Electronic Commerce Protection Act (ECPA). It is essentially the Bill as passed by the House of Commons just before the olympics with a few changes. Most of the changes are to harmonize the language to drafting conventions or to clarify the legislative intent.

The Bill is a major improvement over the initial version of the ECPA which was significantly improved during the Industry Committee review.

The Bill would do the following:

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-05-25

May 25th, 2010