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Michael Geist Blog:
Canadian Telcos Asked to Disclose Subscriber Data Every 27 Seconds   —  Every 27 seconds.  Minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day, week after week, month after month.  Canadian telecommunications providers, who collect massive amounts of data about their subscribers …
May 2, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
Here Comes ACTA: Canadian Government Introduces Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Compliance Bill   —  The Canadian government today introduced a bill aimed at ensuring the Canada complies with the widely discredited Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  Despite the European Union's total rejection …
Mar 2, 2013, 6:15 AMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
Ontario Court Rejects U.S. Government Demand for Full Access to Megaupload Servers Seized in Canada   —  Many readers will recall that nearly one year ago, the U.S. government launched a global takedown of Megaupload.com, with arrests of the leading executives in New Zealand and the execution of search warrants in nine countries.
Jan 16, 2013, 7:25 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA   —  Last week, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to reject ACTA, striking a major blow to the hopes of supporters who envisioned a landmark agreement that would set a new standard for intellectual property rights enforcement.
Jul 9, 2012, 4:30 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
Cdn Fed Court Says No Copyright Infringement For Linking, Posting Several Paragraphs from Article   —  The Federal Court of Canada has issued an important decision involving copyright and posting content online.  The case involves a lawsuit launched by Richard Warman and the National Post …
Jun 25, 2012, 7:50 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
The ACTA Fight Returns: What Is at Stake and What You Can Do   —  The reverberations from the SOPA fight continue to be felt in the U.S. (excellent analysis from Benkler and Downes) and elsewhere (mounting Canadian concern that Bill C-11 could be amended to adopt SOPA-like rules) …
Jan 28, 2012, 7:20 AMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
The Behind-the-Scenes Campaign To Bring SOPA To Canada   —  The Internet battle against SOPA and PIPA generated huge interest in Canada with many Canadians turning their sites dark (including Blogging Tories, Project Gutenberg Canada, and CIPPIC) in support of the protest.
Jan 23, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
The CRTC's UBB Decision: Bell Loses But Do Consumers Win?   —  The CRTC released its much anticipated decision on usage based billing this afternoon, rejecting the wholesale UBB model that came within weeks of taking effect and Bell's revised Aggregated Volume Pricing model …
Nov 16, 2011, 8:25 AMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
Supreme Court of Canada Stands Up for the Internet: No Liability for Linking   —  The Supreme Court of Canada today issued its much anticipated ruling in Crookes v. Newton, a case that focused on the issue of liability for linking to allegedly defamatory content.
Oct 19, 2011, 1:35 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
New Wikileaks Docs Show Ex-Minister Bernier Offered To Leak Copyright Bill to U.S.   —  Copyright, U.S. lobbying, and the stunning backroom Canadian response gets front page news treatment today as the Toronto Star runs my story on new revelations on copyright from the U.S. cables released by Wikileaks.
Sep 5, 2011, 7:35 AMIn context

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Intel:
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