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SCC Affirms Individuals May Have Expectation Of Privacy In Electronic Communications
On December 8, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in two cases concerning individuals' reasonable expectation of privacy in text messages and other electronic communications.
Canada
14 Dec 2017
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Net Neutrality Is The General Rule: CRTC Releases Framework To Assess Differential Pricing
On April 20, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2016-192, entitled Framework for assessing the...
Canada
5 May 2017
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Canada's Privacy Commissioner Enters The CASL Enforcement Ring
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has concluded its first investigation under the "address-harvesting" provisions added to PIPEDA by the enactment of Canada's anti-spam legislation.
Canada
6 Jun 2016
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Canadian Court Clarifies Limits of Internet Anonymity
A recent Ontario Divisional Court decision sets a significant Internet law precedent by ruling that the identity of an anonymous Internet user will not be automatically disclosed to a plaintiff in civil litigation, even though the information is in the possession of a named defendant.
Canada
14 Jun 2010
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Canadian Government Proposes Liberalizing Foreign Ownership Rules For Telecommunications Sector
In this week’s speech from the throne, the Canadian federal government announced its intention to "open Canada’s doors further to venture capital and to foreign investment in key sectors, including the satellite and telecommunications industries, giving Canadian firms access to the funds and expertise they need."
Canada
19 Mar 2010
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U.S. Employers May Need To Revise Their Computer And Internet Policies
A noteworthy decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week, Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Company, counsels employers to review, and perhaps revise, their computer and Internet policies.
Canada
6 Jul 2008
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Significant And Controversial Proposed Amendments To Canadian Copyright Act
On June 12, 2008, the Conservative federal government tabled Bill C-61 to amend the Copyright Act, describing it as a “made in Canada” solution to bring it in line with advances in telecommunications technology and current international standards.
Canada
25 Jun 2008
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Canadian Trademark Owners Concerned About New Privacy Measures For .ca Domains
A fundamental change in Canada, effective June 10, will restrict the accessibility of publicly available information about registrants of .ca domain names.
Canada
20 Jun 2008
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Media Ownership Policy Changes For Canada
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released a public notice clarifying how it will approach future M&A transactions in the media sector.
Canada
28 Jan 2008
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FINRA Offers New Guidance On Review And Supervision Of Electronic Communications
On December 7, 2007, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – the entity formed this year through the merger of NASD Dispute Resolution and NYSE Member Regulation – issued Regulatory Notice 07-59 providing new guidance for the review and supervision of both internal and public electronic communications, as required by FINRA rules and U.S. federal securities laws for correspondence to and from registered representatives.
Canada
19 Dec 2007
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Canadian Government Sets Out Rules For Auction Of Spectrum Licences
Industry Canada has published the rules that will govern the auction for spectrum licences for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) in the 2 GHz range. Each licence will have a 10-year term similar to other spectrum licences.
Canada
17 Dec 2007
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When Directors Should get Worried
Directors have significant responsibilities, but so do those in many other jobs and roles. There is a big difference between the need to be vigilant and to take your role seriously, and the need to be worried about that role.
Canada
27 Jan 2005
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At the Forefront of Technology and Life Sciences Practice in Canada and Beyond
An interview with Cheryl V. Reicin, Partner, Torys LLP.
Canada
 
19 Nov 2004
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Ethics In International Proceedings
There is a psychological condition that sometimes overtakes travellers. They feel invincible in a foreign country, as though, being away from home, the normal restraints on their conduct no longer apply.
Canada
 
1 Nov 2004
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ISP Liability: Canada’s Proposed Copyright Reforms
Technology has always driven copyright reform. Each new medium—from audio recordings to television—has offered a new way to capture and disseminate ideas.
Canada
 
31 Aug 2004
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Information Technology Lawyers: Adding Value in Corporate Transactions
Transaction teams involved in buying or selling a business, or part of it, need to fully understand the value and complexity of the information technology assets that form part of the deal.
Canada
15 Mar 2004
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Canadian Continuous Disclosure Obligations Revamped
Canadian securities regulators recently adopted National Instrument 51-102, Continuous Disclosure Obligations.
Canada
11 Mar 2004
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