Archive for October, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-31

October 31st, 2012

Copyright Modernization Act soon to be law in Canada

October 30th, 2012

The Privy Council has released a copy of notice dated October 25, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1392) setting out when the amendments to the Copyright Act will come into force. The information in the notice, which has been published by some law libraries, provides for the amendments to come into force in three stages.

  1. Most amendments will come into force when the notice is officially published in the Canada Gazette Part II which is expected to take place soon and perhaps as early as November 7, 2012.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-30

October 30th, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-29

October 29th, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-10-28

October 28th, 2012

IPC v UFCW Charter/privacy case going to Supreme Court (updated)

October 27th, 2012

If privacy legislation significantly impairs Charter rights do privacy rights or Charter rights prevail? Specifically, does an individual’s right to privacy for publically crossing a picket line under Alberta’s comprehensive privacy legislation Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) have to yield to a union’s right of free expression to film and disseminate that act under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms? This question was answered in the affirmative by the Alberta Court of Appeal in United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401 v Alberta (Attorney General), 2012 ABCA 130. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal the decision (now styled Inforrmation and Privacy Commissioner, et al. v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, et al.)

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-27

October 27th, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-26

October 26th, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-25

October 25th, 2012

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-10-24

October 24th, 2012