Archive for March, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-17

March 17th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-16

March 16th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-15

March 15th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-14

March 14th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2011-03-13

March 13th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-12

March 12th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-11

March 11th, 2011

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-10

March 10th, 2011

Are Canada’s copyright laws friendly or unfriendly towards wealth destroyers according to Prof. Geist?

March 9th, 2011

In the last few weeks Prof. Geist has been writing, blogging, tweeting, speaking and even testifying to a Parliamentary Committee about the IsoHunt case and whether there is a need for an amendment to the Copyright Act to create a new cause of action to make online pirate sites and services liable for enabling copyright infringement. His ostensible claim is that representatives of the recording industry secretly filed a copyright infringement claim against IsoHunt three weeks before Bill C-32 was tabled in the House of Commons; kept the suit secret to improve their chances of getting copyright reforms needed to shut the site down – all the while not needing the amendments because they already have the legal tools necessary to put IsoHunt out of business. These claims were made here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, among others, and were widely disseminated and syndicated by Prof. Geist including here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-03-09

March 9th, 2011