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Is There Copyright In A Screenshot?
Ever wanted to remove something after it had been swallowed up in the gaping maw of the internet? Then you will relate to this story about an individual's struggle to have certain content deleted from the self-appointed memory banks of the web.
Canada
11 Jan 2017
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Google v. The Court: Free Speech And IP Rights (Part 2)
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) will render its judgment in writing, and the current expectation is that it will clarify the limits of extraterritoriality, and the unique issues of protected expression in the context of IP rights and search engines.
Canada
15 Dec 2016
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Google v. The Court: Free Speech and IP Rights
Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., et al., the long-running case involving a court's ability to restrict online search results, and Google's obligations to restrict search results has finally reached the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC).
Canada
10 Dec 2016
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Dear CASL: When Can I Rely On "Implied Consent"?
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is overly complex and notoriously difficult to interpret – heck, even lawyers start to see double when they read the official title of the law (An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities
Canada
5 Nov 2016
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Copyright and the Creative Commons License
There are dozens of online photo-sharing platforms. When using such photo-sharing venues, photographers should take care not to make the same mistake as Art Drauglis, who posted a photo to his online account through the photo-sharing site Flickr ..
Canada
1 Jun 2016
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Social Media Defamation: the #creeper decision
A dispute between suburban neighbours escalated and spilled over into social media when one of the neighbours vented on Facebook.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Facebook Follows Google To The SCC
A class action case against Facebook (see our previous posts for more background) is heading to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Canada
6 Apr 2016
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CASL Enforcement (Part 1)
Since July 1, 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Law (or CASL) has been in effect, and the software-related rules have been in force since January 15, 2015.
Canada
29 Feb 2016
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Two Privacy Class Actions: Facebook And Apple
Two privacy class actions earlier this year have pitted technology giants Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. against Canadian consumers who allege privacy violations.
Canada
6 Nov 2014
10
Online Terms - What Works, What Doesn’t
The online fine print - those terms and conditions that you agree to when you buy something online
Canada
21 Aug 2014
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Are You A Canadian Business Running An #onlinecontest?
Social media is not just a marketing novelty - it has become the essential tool for running a promotional contest.
Canada
25 Apr 2014
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Unilateral Changes To Online Terms: Do They Work?
Consumers wonder what exactly has changed when they are confronted with a new set of online terms, website terms or software license.
Canada
7 Apr 2014
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Social Media & Non-Competition Clauses
In our earlier post (Are Non-Competition Restrictions Enforceable?), we reviewed "restrictive covenants" - these are clauses under which employees are bound by restrictions such as non-competition restrictions, non-solicitation obligations, and other controls on the employee’s behaviour which bind the employee after termination.
Canada
8 Jan 2014
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Social Media Law: Copyright
As a follow-up to our earlier post about Revoking an "Implied" Software License, this interesting US case (Davis v. Tampa Bay Arena Ltd.)
Canada
16 Jul 2013
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Terms of Service and Deceased User’s Account
When a user dies, who owns the contents of that user’s account?
Canada
25 May 2013
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Breach of Privacy in the Cloud
When a cloud privacy breach occurs in Canada, what happens? In some cases, businesses are subject to mandatory breach notification requirements.
Canada
13 Apr 2013
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Is There Life After Death For Your Digital Assets?
Digital assets is a phrase that is currently trending among legal commentators and Canadians alike.
Canada
2 Apr 2013
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Social Media Law (Part 3: Defamation)
The use of social means to engage in defamation is nothing new. Indeed, defamation requires the very social element of publication.
Canada
4 Mar 2013
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Social Media Law (Part 2: Twitter & Copyright)
Here is the next case that illustrates the potential pitfalls when dealing with social media:
Canada
19 Feb 2013
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Social Media Law (Part 1: The Rogue Employee)
Social media law was not a topic on offer when I went to law school.
Canada
14 Feb 2013
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