Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-06-16

June 16th, 2013 by Barry Sookman Leave a reply »

What we know about CSEC, Canada’s eavesdropping agency http://bit.ly/12sN3Cf

‘Canadian’ online pharmacy ordered to close operations amid revelations it’s actually based in Belize http://bit.ly/13Kj1GP

CRTC chief calls for ‘audacious’ TV rules http://bit.ly/12sOuAJ

New NYC bill would require 3D printed guns to be registered with police http://ars.to/12sOEIc

TRIPS Intellectual Property Reprieve for Poor Countries http://bit.ly/12sP4OE

Link found to be misleading and deceptive in Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty v ThredboNet Marketing [2013] FCA 563 http://bit.ly/12sQedg

Paramount Wins ‘La Dolce Vita’ Lawsuit http://bit.ly/12sQvwI

News: French President’s Partner Awarded Privacy Damages over “Three in a Relationship” Case http://bit.ly/12sReOo

PRISM: The real concern is that governments may not be breaking any law at all http://bit.ly/12sRtci

Recent Study Finds Cybersecurity Disclosures May Fail To Meet SEC Guidelines http://bit.ly/12sRZqT

New FCC Interpretation Of “Express Consent” To Increase TCPA Class Action Liability http://bit.ly/12sShhr

European Commission looking into competition-chilling effects of Android licensing practices http://bit.ly/12sToh2

U.K. watchdog demands probe into Google tax affairs http://cnet.co/12sTvcw

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-14 http://wp.me/p3flp9-2Mi

US Supreme Court rules that isolated human genes are not patentable http://buff.ly/177TXzR

EU Regulators Eye Google Again — This Time It’s Android http://buff.ly/177VDtd

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-14: Internet providers to block download website | Irish Examine… http://bit.ly/13KDonc

Internet providers to block download website | Irish Examiner http://bit.ly/1962LTY

Google, Facebook, Microsoft Talk Surveillance http://bit.ly/19uakXd

EU justice chief seeks answers on U.S. data spying http://bit.ly/19630OM

Canada a haven for digital criminals: study http://bit.ly/1963lRA

: International Cyber Security at the UN: Between Doom and Hesitant Optimism http://huff.to/1963qF6

ITC staff rejects Google’s public interest arguments, recommends import ban against Samsung http://bit.ly/1963xR4

Facebook turns on data center at edge of the Arctic Circle http://cnet.co/1963K6I

SAP Wins Key Ruling in Long-running Patent Battle with Versata http://bit.ly/19642dL

Twitter must disclose authors of anti-Semitic tweets, French appeals court rules http://bit.ly/1755GyU

Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict ‘massive implosion’ in film industry http://bit.ly/1964k4n

Trap for the Unwary – The Ont. Court of Appeal Addresses the Limitation Period for Contractual Indemnities http://bit.ly/1964Wa7

Redefining Free Culture http://bit.ly/1965e0M

UK advertising industry takes steps to address concerns about online copyright infringement http://bit.ly/1965j4B

Honda Secures a Dismissal Of A Ferrofluid Artist’s Copyright Claims http://bit.ly/1965sF4

Peter Braid (Conservative; June 12th) on Bill C-56 http://bit.ly/1965Y5X

Vote #754 (Passed) in House limiting Second Reading debates on Bill C-56 to one more sitting http://bit.ly/19666lU

NSA spying – musings about the surveillance state http://bit.ly/1966nVX

EU Commission explores copyright questions related to data mining http://bit.ly/1966sJg

Chinese national sentenced to 12 years in prison for cyber theft http://bit.ly/1966z7D

Did the PTAB Just Kill Software Patents http://bit.ly/196769J

Latvian Constitutional Court’s first copyright case affirming constitutional right to protect copyrights http://bit.ly/1967ntd

Car-tracking devices spark privacy concerns http://buff.ly/1bz1Vyw

Ontario Amendment to the E-Commerce Act Re Land Transfers Is Passed http://bit.ly/1967wNk

IBM’s $1bn layoffs latest: Now axe swings in US, Canada http://bit.ly/1967DbI

Why I’m not losing sleep over Prism http://bit.ly/1967Qf3

Impact of streaming on download sales and why there is no simple answer to the question of cannibalization http://bit.ly/19681H6

Margaret Hodge: Google UK boss was ‘completely unconvincing’ on tax http://buff.ly/11hHQbk

Group Wants Antitrust Agencies to Block Google’s Waze Deal http://buff.ly/12pcOTW

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13 http://wp.me/p3flp9-2Ll

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13 http://wp.me/p3flp9-2Ll

Blogged: Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13 http://bit.ly/11y5dwf

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13: Not So Fast: French Minsitry Of Culture Hesitates to Transfhttp://bit.ly/19uWioj

US Supreme Court: Human genes cannot be patented http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/13/politics/scotus-genes/index.html?c=homepage-t …

Bill C-56 finished Second Reading in the House and was referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology…

Myriad: Isolated DNA out, cDNA in http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/PatentlyO/~3/jy7pRx6SyNE/myriad-isolated-dna-out-cdna-in.html …

Myriad: Justice Scalia's Concurrence http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/PatentlyO/~3/31ceoMLwmu0/myriad-justice-scalias-concurrence.html …

Huge win for Apple at the patent office: key claims of rubber-banding patent confirmed http://www.fosspatents.com/2013/06/huge-win-for-apple-at-patent-office-key.html …

Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Myriad http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/PatentBaristas/~3/Wlu_FjvhEDM/ …

Cloud computing: how can companies reduce the <b>security</b> risk? http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.guardian.co.uk/media-network/media-network-blog/2013/jun/13/cloud-computing-companies-security&ct=ga&cad=CAcQARgAIAAoATAAOABA59vnjQVIAlAAWABiBWVuLVVT&cd=p0Sg4hNA_-Q&usg=AFQjCNFBEFZBmyEB6tO-VRWGi3u-V4_PmQ …

Paramount Triumphs In ‘La Dolce Vita’ Copyright Case http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Copyright-GoogleNews/~3/RZjI0nM1CE0/url …

Patent Troll Success With Exclusion Orders Will Be Tested – Today’s General Counsel http://www.todaysgeneralcounsel.com/patent-troll-success-with-exclusion-orders-will-be-tested/ …

As promised, Canadian Gov’t starts process of WIPO Treaty ratification by tabling the WCT and WPPT in the House today; next stop Geneva

Bill C-56 Combating Counterfeit Products Act to get Second Reading in House today

Internet pharmacies selling drugs to Americans illegal: Ontario College of Pharmacists v Global Pharmacy Canada http://wp.me/p3flp9-2II

Marvel Must Defend ‘Ghost Rider’ Copyright, Court Says – Bloomberg http://buff.ly/19ptJJ0

McCarthy Tétrault is Contributor Most Read in Canada on Mondaq in May 2013 http://buff.ly/193XQ69

Cool for (Copy) Kats! http://buff.ly/19ptoWG

Not So Fast: French Minsitry Of Culture Hesitates to Transfer Graduated Response Entirely to CSA http://buff.ly/193XIDH

Feedly starts weaning itself from Google Reader servers – still a pity Google is abandoning its customers. http://buff.ly/10bsB8B

Canadian Treasury Board sets new privacy breach notification policy, but only for itself http://buff.ly/12lCDEj

Companies Complying with NSA’s PRISM May Face E.U. Lawsuits | MIT Technology Review http://buff.ly/13AzL4H

Europe warns US: you must respect the privacy of our citizens | World news | The Guardian http://buff.ly/1714OeN

Voice-Activated In-Car Systems Are Called Risky – http://buff.ly/pFWKdl http://buff.ly/19pqWQ4

Expect more secret surveillance revelations, online privacy expert says http://buff.ly/10brwhb

Uncertainty, Copyright and Courage by Paul Williams http://goo.gl/I4XrM

Digital Citizens take Google to Task over Profits from Illicit Activity http://goo.gl/4A25e

New Judgment: Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant JSC v AES Ust-Kamenogorstk Hydropower Plant LLP [2013] UKSC 35

Online Dating Websites Aren’t Required To Warn That Some Members May Be Murderers http://goo.gl/UyISn

Warranty Disclaimer in PC TuneUp’s EULA Fails — Rottner v. AVG http://goo.gl/Au6mO

Stop Insider Tweeting!—Feds Eye Social Media for Securities Shenanigans http://goo.gl/ExgYY

Tech Summit 2013 Recap – Innovation in Outsourcing http://goo.gl/RpyyM

Entitlement Matters http://goo.gl/ch1Zw

Heartache and Sour Grapes on the Internet: A Lesson in Case Management http://goo.gl/P4M3n

Beyond Knowledge and Consciousness – The Development of Liability for Misuse of Trade Secrets in the UK http://goo.gl/wudVt

CIPO releases examination guidelines for medical use inventions http://goo.gl/cpXjW

Knock Knock Prevails over Copyright and Trademark Infringers in the United http://goo.gl/46pMf

US Copyright Office publicly states the need to put digital and terrestrial radio royalty schemes on equal ground http://buff.ly/13Bzwq7

A.C.L.U. Sues to Bar ‘Dragnet’ Collection of Phone Records http://nyti.ms/11UkEyC

Google cuts illegal drug site search ads and videos http://ow.ly/lV02I

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-11: Google reportedly close to $1.3B acquisition of map app Waze… http://bit.ly/18sjRi4

Copyright exceptions – beware the law of unintended consequences http://bit.ly/13zu72T

BlackBerry announces secure wireless software system updates for auto industry http://bit.ly/13ztSon

US judge revives lawsuit vs Baidu and China http://bit.ly/13ztdDw

The Prism programme and privacy concerns: questions for UK business outsourcing http://bit.ly/13zt0QJ

New Cybersecurity Guidance Released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology: What You Need to Know http://bit.ly/13zsEcM

Microsoft amicus brief supports Apple, cautions Federal Circuit about breadth of ruling in Apple-Motorola appeal http://bit.ly/13zsxOr

Collateral damage to open source model? CJEU reasoning in Usedsoft v Oracle http://bit.ly/13zsrq5

Monsanto Wins Again in Federal Circuit: Organic Farmers Have No Standing to Challenge Patent http://bit.ly/13zsfqL

A majority of Americans find government’s secret tracking of data ‘acceptable’ http://bit.ly/13zs3b7

Patents reveal crafty surveillance techniques from Verizon, AT&T, IBM, and more http://bit.ly/13zrX3g

MIT Researchers Advance Cloud Security with End-to-End Encyrption http://bit.ly/13zrQo5

Google to be banned in Pakistan if it doesn’t clean up YouTube http://cnet.co/13zrA8Q

Privacy is dead, the NSA leaks just alerted us to the fact http://bit.ly/11DI7sb

Illinois Passes Social Media Legislation To Regulate Flash Mobs http://bit.ly/11DHXkH

Update: Supreme Court of Canada Amends Controversial Aspect of VIAGRA® Judgment http://bit.ly/11DHEGv

Remotely hosted images can’t provide clear and conspicuous disclosure in email under Can SPAM http://bit.ly/11DHA9I

Explicit consent should only be required for sensitive personal data , say EU Ministers – is Canada out of step? http://bit.ly/11DHf6M

Why PRISM kills the cloud http://bit.ly/11DGSJt

CISAC World Creators Summit 2013 http://bit.ly/11DGrPy

Copyright law changes outlined by the UK Government http://bit.ly/11DGbjB

University of Toronto seeks new agreement with Access Copyright http://bit.ly/11DG2MN

No renewal for current Access Copyright deal for Western http://bit.ly/11DFSoR

Chris Dodd: Copyright: Empowering Innovation and Creativity http://huff.to/11DFLcY

The Right of Publicity under US law http://bit.ly/11vzoVP

Liability of data providers and enablers for downloading infringing but undisplayed material http://bit.ly/11DFpmq

Privacy czar to probe Canadian impact of U.S. data program http://bit.ly/19j7gxd

Telus calls off Mobilicity purchase http://bit.ly/11rPAqj

MPAA Still Hunting for Cash as Pirate Bay Financier Set to go Bankrupt http://bit.ly/19j6U9E

The Downside of Disintermediation http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Copyhype/~3/Mce0ki_E1Uo/ …

Kim Dotcom could be safe from extradition to the US until 2014 http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/06/kim-dotcom-could-be-safe-from-extradition-by-us-authorities-until-2014/ …

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-10: Google in spotlight again for links to criminal websites htt… http://bit.ly/14OSwPN

Who’s Telling The Truth About PRISM? Computer Security Expert Gene Spafford Weighs In http://buff.ly/118ZI8d

Europeans call for answers over U.S. web spying allegations — Tech News and Analysis http://buff.ly/15S6fIr

McCarthy best Canadian law firm for women http://buff.ly/11QDpmx

Mobile giants to profit from data they hold on millions of phone customers http://buff.ly/19gdqhw

U.S. online surveillance whistleblower revealed http://buff.ly/19gcNEH

Google’s NSA Toilet http://buff.ly/15NlzWh

New top-level domain names will create fresh business <b>…</b> http://feedly.com/k/12Ah9F6

spying scandal threatens EU-US trade talks http://feedly.com/k/12AgTpQ

Thinking of making money from the PRISM logo? Think twice http://buff.ly/11sUMuX

OPC Annual Report to Parliament 2012 – Report on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act http://buff.ly/18jKLZn

Blogged, Challenges of Cloud Computing – http://tinyurl.com/knfgbya

What’s a “Document”? http://bit.ly/1bnCqQv

Internet Shattered: Spies, Spooks, and Disgust http://bit.ly/1bnBz2s

The laughable innocence of Facebook and Google (and us) http://cnet.co/1bnAqYF

William Hague denies UK internet snooping http://bit.ly/ZExZyK

Liver-like cells made with 3D printer – Business http://bit.ly/1bnxDPf

BC Court finds that former employer is primarily responsible for patient records, not the departing therapist http://buff.ly/13vlzKb

Google reportedly close to $1.3B acquisition of map app Waze http://buff.ly/13vl4jm

Privacy Tradeoffs are Inevitable to Keep Nation Safe, Obama Says http://buff.ly/16UBLJK

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-15: What we know about CSEC, Canada’s eavesdropping agency http:… http://bit.ly/13OFHp7

Michael Geist – Why Canadians Should Be Demanding Answers About Secret Surveillance Programs http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/6869/125/ …

Google in spotlight again for links to criminal websites http://voxindie.org/google-links-to-criminal-websites-under-scrutiny …

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