Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2013-2014)

June 5th, 2014 by Barry Sookman Leave a reply »

 

Earlier today, I gave my annual presentation to the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group on developments in Computer, Internet, and e-commerce Law. The slides cover the period from my last presentation in June 2013, Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2012-2013).

The cases summarized in the slides below canvass developments in a number of countries and include cases from Canada, United States, and the EU.

CANADA

Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401 2013 SCC 62

(AOM) NA Inc. et al v. Reveal Group, 2013 ONSC 8014

BILL S-4 – An Act to amend PIPEDA

CASL Order in Council 81000-2-1795 (SI/TR

Cinar Corporation v. Robinson, 2013 SCC 73

Magill v. Expedia Inc., 2014 ONSC 2073

Oakcraft Homes Inc v Ecklund, 2013 CanLII 41981 (ON SCSM)

Peracomo Inc. v. TELUS Communications Co., 2014 SCC 29

PIPEDA Report of Findings #2014-001OPC

Tremblay c. Canada (Orio Canada Inc)., 2013 CAF 225

Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe, 2014 FC 161

XY, LLC v. Zhu, 2013 BCCA 352

USA

5381 Partners LLC v Sharesale.com, Inc. 2013 WL 5328324, (E.D.N.Y., Sept. 23, 2013)

Aderhold v. Car2go NA, LLC, 2014 WL 794802 (W.D. Wash.2014)

Apple Inc. v Motorola, Inc. 2014 WL 1646435 (CAFC, 2014)

AvePoint, Inc. v. Power Tools, Inc. , 2013 WL 5963034 (W.D.Va., Nov. 7, 2013)

BE, IN, Inc v Google Inc 2013 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 147047 (N.D.Cal. Oct. 13, 2013)

Block v ebay, Inc 14 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 3590 (9th.Cir.2014)

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. v. Fung, 710 F.3d 1020 (9th. Cir. 2013)

Convolve, Inc v Compaq Computer Corp, 527 Fed.Appx. 910 (CAFC. 2013), cert. denied 134 S.Ct. 801

Discount Drug Mart, Inc v Devos, LTD 2013 WL 5820044 (N.D. Ohio 2013)

Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. Hotfile Corp. 2013 WL 6336286 (S.D. Fla., 2013)

Distrimedic inc. c. Dispill Inc., 2013 FC 1043

EDME v Internet Brands, Inc, 968 F.Supp.2d 519 (E.D.N.Y.2013)

Forcelli v. Gelco Corp., 109 AD 3d 244 (N.Y. App. Div. 2nd Sept. 2013)

Google v AEPD, Case C-131.12, CJEU 13 May 2014

Google Inc. Cookie Placement Consumer Privacy Litigation  2013 WL 5582866 (D.Del. Oct 9, 2013)

Google Inc. Gmail Litigation 2013 WL 5423918 (N.D. Cal. Sep. 26, 2013)

Google Inc. Gmail Litigation, 2014 WL 1102660 (N.D.Cal. Mar 18, 2014)

Innovate Technology Solutions, L.P. v Youngsoft, Inc. 418 SW 3d 148 (Ct.App.Tex.2013)

IPHONE 4S CONSUMER LITIGATION, 2013 WL 3829653 (N.D.Cal. Jul. 23, 2013)

IPHONE 4S CONSUMER LITIGATION, (N.D.Cal. Feb 14, 2014)

IT Strategies Group, Inc. v Allday Consulting Group, LLC 975 F.Supp.2d1267 (S.F.Fla. 2013)

Joffe v Google, Inc. 729 F.3d 1262 (9th.Cir.2013)

Metro. Reg’l Info. Sys. v. AMER. HOME REALTY NET., 722 F. 3d 591 (4th. Cir. 2013)

Multimatic, Inc. v. Faurecia Interior Systems USA, Inc., 358 F. App’x 643 (6th Cir. 2009),

NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC. v. Storm, (Del. Ct. Ch. Mar. 27, 2014)

ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANY (OTC) HOTEL BOOKING ANTITRUST LITIGATION 953 F.Supp.2d 713 (N.D.Tex. 2013)

Oracle America, Inc. v Google Inc. 2014 WL 1855277 (CAFC May 9, 2014)

Oracle USA, Inc. v Rimini Street, Inc., 2014 WL 576097 (D.Nev. Feb 13, 2014)

Pearson Education, Inc. v. Ishayev, No. 11 Civ. 5052 (PAE), (S.D.N.Y.2013)

Rudgayzer V Google Inc. 2013 WL 6057988 (E.D.N.Y. NOV 15, 2013)

Sharon Roller v TV Guide Online Holdings 2013 Ark. 285 (Ark Sup.Ct. 2013)

SONY GAMING NETWORKS AND CUSTOMER DATA SECURITY BREACH LITIGATION, 2014 WL 223677 (S.D.Cal. 2014)

SPAM Arrest, LLC v Replacements, LTD 2013 WL 4675919, (W.D. Wash., 2013)

Starke v Gilt Groupe, Inc (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 24, 2014)

State of Indiana v. IBM 2014 WL 561658 (Ind. Ct.App. Feb 13, 2014)

Taxes of Puerto Rico, Inc v Taxworks, Inc. 2014 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 37765 (D.P.Rico. 2014)

The Authors Guild, Inc. v Google Inc. 2013 WL 6017130 (S.D.N.Y. Nov.14, 2013)

WARRANT TO SEARCH A CERTAIN E– MAIL ACCOUNT CONTROLLED AND MAINTAINED BY MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2014 WL 1661004 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 25, 2014)

Yunker v Pandora Media, Inc, 2014 U.S.Dist.Lexis 30829 (N.D. Cal. 2014)

Zaltz v Jdate 952 F.Supp.2d 439 (E.D.N.Y.2013)

Zappos.com, Inc Customer Data Security Breach Litigation 2013 WL 4830497 (D.Nev. Sep. 9, 2013)

Zhang v. Baidu.com Inc. 2014 WL 1282730 (S.D.N.Y Mar. 28, 2014)

UK/EU

AB v CD [2014] EWCA Civ 229 (06 March 2014)

Fairstar Heavy Transport NV v Adkins & Anor [2013] EWCA Civ 886 (19 July 2013)

Fujitsu Services Ltd v IBM United Kingdom Ltd [2014] EWHC 752 (TCC) (21 March 2014)

Paramount Home Entertainment International Ltd & Ors v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd & Ors [2013] EWHC 3479 (Ch)

SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013)

Svensson v Retriever Sverige AB, (13 February 2014) CJEU, Case C-466/12 (13 February 2014)

Vidal -Hall & Ors v Google Inc [2014] EWHC 13 (QB) (16 January 2014)

Your Response Ltd v Datateam Business Media Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 281 (14 March 2014)

 My slides can be seen below.

 

 

 

 

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