Author: Barry Sookman

COVID-19 and privacy: artificial intelligence and contact tracing in combatting the pandemicCOVID-19 and privacy: artificial intelligence and contact tracing in combatting the pandemic



COVID-19 is having a debilitating effect on people’s health and their economic well-being. People are being forced by social distancing/isolating edicts and provincial emergency closure orders to stay home. As we slowly look like we may be emerging from the first wave of this health and economic emergency, people are ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-04-11Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-04-11



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-04-04 https://t.co/JwD3CIiptw 2020-04-05 Trade mark infringement and passing off found Natural Instinct Ltd v Natures Menu Ltd [2020] EWHC 617 (IPEC) (20 Ma… https://t.co/1gKjdtvoai 2020-04-07 Public policy associated with arbitrations leaves materials confidential 79411 USA Inc.… ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-04-04Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-04-04



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-28 https://t.co/5eCv4DmoAW 2020-03-29 The Week in Tweets: The End of the Techlash Edition? https://t.co/nzKDIfjZS0 2020-03-29 US court rules that unlicensed reproduction of NBA players' tattoos in their videogame avatars is not copyright inf… https://t.co/da32SNVQOt 2020-03-29 Interlocutory injunction not granted in trademark infringement case VisionWerx Investment Properties Inc.… ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-28Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-28



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-21 https://t.co/z7Rh761rTE 2020-03-22 Commissioner issues guidance on privacy and the COVID-19 outbreak https://t.co/IQ3VD5ktUJ 2020-03-23 Canada's cyber spies taking down sites as battle against COVID-19 fraud begins https://t.co/998HXjgn2S 2020-03-23 Looking to temporarily lay off staff during the coronavirus crisis?… ...

COVID-19 and electronic contractingCOVID-19 and electronic contracting



For years, organizations have moved their businesses digital. To consummate transactions and to otherwise engage in contractual activities, organizations have increasingly relied on electronic means of contracting using everything from webwraps and clickwraps (and hybrid variations of these forms of agreements) and electronic documents executed using electronic signatures.… ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-21Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-21



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-14 https://t.co/S1TUnMsCJ2 2020-03-15 LinkedIn Files Petition to the Supreme Court in hiQ Web Scraping Case – JD Supra https://t.co/aKY1cv6Eso 2020-03-15 OPC consultation on artificial intelligence: my submission to the consultation https://t.co/XFCI4BnIrl 2020-03-16 Artificial Intelligence And Its Impact On Financial Services Landscape – Analytics India Magazine https://t.co/Nd3gcRZJkI… ...

OPC consultation on artificial intelligence: my submission to the consultationOPC consultation on artificial intelligence: my submission to the consultation



Here is my submission to the OPC consultation. ______________________________________________ Thank you for the opportunity to provide input into the OPC’s consultation on artificial intelligence (AI) as it relates specifically to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). By way of introduction, I am a senior technology lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault.… ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-14Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-14



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-07 https://t.co/5CIYAlQcR9 2020-03-08 Protecting judicial independence in the age of populism https://t.co/06STaQAAYu 2020-03-10 Madras HC Grants Interim Relief To Singer 'Mahanadhi' Shobana In Copyright Infringement Suit https://t.co/67ZWJfvmFT 2020-03-10 Viral Marketing Firm is Pirating Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video & HBO Go https://t.co/6cUnVFzM4t… ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-07Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-03-07



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-02-29 https://t.co/FOFedaI4h4 2020-03-01 Competition Bureau releases "The Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest" Bulletin https://t.co/rbhkrnLrzf 2020-03-04 Clothing designs not protected by copyright in EU Cofemel (Copyright and related rights – Judgment) [2019] EUECJ C-… https://t.co/0llJMqLP2c 2020-03-06 Fair dealing for copyright not a defense to defamation West Edmonton Mall Property Inc ...

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-02-29Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-02-29



Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2020-02-22 https://t.co/qR3ySmpPfT 2020-02-23 https://t.co/cI0aJmh8iK 2020-02-23 'We've lost our champions': The fight to save Canadian authors https://t.co/daoCFAOOSp 2020-02-23 The world is on the verge of something big with AI, and Canada could be a leader https://t.co/PoKkrIkjGt… ...