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

What we know about CSEC, Canada’s eavesdropping agency

‘Canadian’ online pharmacy ordered to close operations amid revelations it’s actually based in Belize

CRTC chief calls for ‘audacious’ TV rules

New NYC bill would require 3D printed guns to be registered with police

TRIPS Intellectual Property Reprieve for Poor Countries

Link found to be misleading and deceptive in Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty v ThredboNet Marketing [2013] FCA 563

Paramount Wins ‘La Dolce Vita’ Lawsuit

News: French President’s Partner Awarded Privacy Damages over “Three in a Relationship” Case

PRISM: The real concern is that governments may not be breaking any law at all

Recent Study Finds Cybersecurity Disclosures May Fail To Meet SEC Guidelines

New FCC Interpretation Of “Express Consent” To Increase TCPA Class Action Liability

European Commission looking into competition-chilling effects of Android licensing practices

U.K. watchdog demands probe into Google tax affairs

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-14

US Supreme Court rules that isolated human genes are not patentable

EU Regulators Eye Google Again — This Time It’s Android

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-14: Internet providers to block download website | Irish Examine…

Internet providers to block download website | Irish Examiner

Google, Facebook, Microsoft Talk Surveillance

EU justice chief seeks answers on U.S. data spying

Canada a haven for digital criminals: study

: International Cyber Security at the UN: Between Doom and Hesitant Optimism

ITC staff rejects Google’s public interest arguments, recommends import ban against Samsung

Facebook turns on data center at edge of the Arctic Circle

SAP Wins Key Ruling in Long-running Patent Battle with Versata

Twitter must disclose authors of anti-Semitic tweets, French appeals court rules

Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict ‘massive implosion’ in film industry

Trap for the Unwary – The Ont. Court of Appeal Addresses the Limitation Period for Contractual Indemnities

Redefining Free Culture

UK advertising industry takes steps to address concerns about online copyright infringement

Honda Secures a Dismissal Of A Ferrofluid Artist’s Copyright Claims

Peter Braid (Conservative; June 12th) on Bill C-56

Vote #754 (Passed) in House limiting Second Reading debates on Bill C-56 to one more sitting

NSA spying – musings about the surveillance state

EU Commission explores copyright questions related to data mining

Chinese national sentenced to 12 years in prison for cyber theft

Did the PTAB Just Kill Software Patents

Latvian Constitutional Court’s first copyright case affirming constitutional right to protect copyrights

Car-tracking devices spark privacy concerns

Ontario Amendment to the E-Commerce Act Re Land Transfers Is Passed

IBM’s $1bn layoffs latest: Now axe swings in US, Canada

Why I’m not losing sleep over Prism

Impact of streaming on download sales and why there is no simple answer to the question of cannibalization

Margaret Hodge: Google UK boss was ‘completely unconvincing’ on tax

Group Wants Antitrust Agencies to Block Google’s Waze Deal

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13

Blogged: Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-13: Not So Fast: French Minsitry Of Culture Hesitates to Transf

US Supreme Court: Human genes cannot be patented …

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 …

Myriad: Justice Scalia's Concurrence …

Huge win for Apple at the patent office: key claims of rubber-banding patent confirmed …

Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Myriad …

Cloud computing: how can companies reduce the <b>security</b> risk? …

Paramount Triumphs In ‘La Dolce Vita’ Copyright Case …

Patent Troll Success With Exclusion Orders Will Be Tested – Today’s General Counsel …

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

Marvel Must Defend ‘Ghost Rider’ Copyright, Court Says – Bloomberg

McCarthy Tétrault is Contributor Most Read in Canada on Mondaq in May 2013

Cool for (Copy) Kats!

Not So Fast: French Minsitry Of Culture Hesitates to Transfer Graduated Response Entirely to CSA

Feedly starts weaning itself from Google Reader servers – still a pity Google is abandoning its customers.

Canadian Treasury Board sets new privacy breach notification policy, but only for itself

Companies Complying with NSA’s PRISM May Face E.U. Lawsuits | MIT Technology Review

Europe warns US: you must respect the privacy of our citizens | World news | The Guardian

Voice-Activated In-Car Systems Are Called Risky –

Expect more secret surveillance revelations, online privacy expert says

Uncertainty, Copyright and Courage by Paul Williams

Digital Citizens take Google to Task over Profits from Illicit Activity

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

Warranty Disclaimer in PC TuneUp’s EULA Fails — Rottner v. AVG

Stop Insider Tweeting!—Feds Eye Social Media for Securities Shenanigans

Tech Summit 2013 Recap – Innovation in Outsourcing

Entitlement Matters

Heartache and Sour Grapes on the Internet: A Lesson in Case Management

Beyond Knowledge and Consciousness – The Development of Liability for Misuse of Trade Secrets in the UK

CIPO releases examination guidelines for medical use inventions

Knock Knock Prevails over Copyright and Trademark Infringers in the United

US Copyright Office publicly states the need to put digital and terrestrial radio royalty schemes on equal ground

A.C.L.U. Sues to Bar ‘Dragnet’ Collection of Phone Records

Google cuts illegal drug site search ads and videos

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-11: Google reportedly close to $1.3B acquisition of map app Waze…

Copyright exceptions – beware the law of unintended consequences

BlackBerry announces secure wireless software system updates for auto industry

US judge revives lawsuit vs Baidu and China

The Prism programme and privacy concerns: questions for UK business outsourcing

New Cybersecurity Guidance Released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology: What You Need to Know

Microsoft amicus brief supports Apple, cautions Federal Circuit about breadth of ruling in Apple-Motorola appeal

Collateral damage to open source model? CJEU reasoning in Usedsoft v Oracle

Monsanto Wins Again in Federal Circuit: Organic Farmers Have No Standing to Challenge Patent

A majority of Americans find government’s secret tracking of data ‘acceptable’

Patents reveal crafty surveillance techniques from Verizon, AT&T, IBM, and more

MIT Researchers Advance Cloud Security with End-to-End Encyrption

Google to be banned in Pakistan if it doesn’t clean up YouTube

Privacy is dead, the NSA leaks just alerted us to the fact

Illinois Passes Social Media Legislation To Regulate Flash Mobs

Update: Supreme Court of Canada Amends Controversial Aspect of VIAGRA® Judgment

Remotely hosted images can’t provide clear and conspicuous disclosure in email under Can SPAM

Explicit consent should only be required for sensitive personal data , say EU Ministers – is Canada out of step?

Why PRISM kills the cloud

CISAC World Creators Summit 2013

Copyright law changes outlined by the UK Government

University of Toronto seeks new agreement with Access Copyright

No renewal for current Access Copyright deal for Western

Chris Dodd: Copyright: Empowering Innovation and Creativity

The Right of Publicity under US law

Liability of data providers and enablers for downloading infringing but undisplayed material

Privacy czar to probe Canadian impact of U.S. data program

Telus calls off Mobilicity purchase

MPAA Still Hunting for Cash as Pirate Bay Financier Set to go Bankrupt

The Downside of Disintermediation …

Kim Dotcom could be safe from extradition to the US until 2014 …

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-06-10: Google in spotlight again for links to criminal websites htt…

Who’s Telling The Truth About PRISM? Computer Security Expert Gene Spafford Weighs In

Europeans call for answers over U.S. web spying allegations — Tech News and Analysis

McCarthy best Canadian law firm for women

Mobile giants to profit from data they hold on millions of phone customers

U.S. online surveillance whistleblower revealed

Google’s NSA Toilet

New top-level domain names will create fresh business <b>…</b>

spying scandal threatens EU-US trade talks

Thinking of making money from the PRISM logo? Think twice

OPC Annual Report to Parliament 2012 – Report on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Blogged, Challenges of Cloud Computing –

What’s a “Document”?

Internet Shattered: Spies, Spooks, and Disgust

The laughable innocence of Facebook and Google (and us)

William Hague denies UK internet snooping

Liver-like cells made with 3D printer – Business

BC Court finds that former employer is primarily responsible for patient records, not the departing therapist

Google reportedly close to $1.3B acquisition of map app Waze

Privacy Tradeoffs are Inevitable to Keep Nation Safe, Obama Says

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

Michael Geist – Why Canadians Should Be Demanding Answers About Secret Surveillance Programs …

Google in spotlight again for links to criminal websites …

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