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New copyright compendium provides some answers for website owners

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • September 8 2014

If you are looking for answers to copyright questions, the Copyright Office's newly issued 1,222-page "Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices"

Online terms - what works, what doesn’t

  • Field Law
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 21 2014

The online fine print - those terms and conditions that you agree to when you buy something online - it really does matter where those terms are

Trends in US class actions: more consumer class action settlements and more privacy cases

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 5 2014

A study by NERA Economic Consulting released July 22, 2014 shows that consumer class action settlements in the US have increased steadily over the

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now in effect

  • Varnum
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

The purpose of this Client Advisory is to address the risks associated with sending commercial electronic messages without complying with the

The perils of “revenge porn” part 2

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 17 2014

In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on

New Canada Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL): a litigation perspective

  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

CASL was passed into law on December 15, 2010, over vigorous objection by various business interests, and became effective on July 1, 2014. CASL can

British Columbia Privacy Act trumps Facebook’s jurisdiction selection clause

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 3 2014

In 2011, Facebook launched Sponsored Stories, a product that used names and images of Facebook users to display advertisements to users’ contacts

The Aereo decision Canadian content?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

Careful observers of the United States Supreme Court's 6-3 decision yesterday in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. et al v. Aereo, Inc. may have

An American attorney in Canada (part 2: anti-spam)

  • Field Law
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

Canada and the USA. We enjoy the world's longest undefended border a border that unfortunately does not screen spam. If you are an American

In Canada, nobody has to know you’re a dog

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 21 2014

The sentiment expressed in a famous New Yorker cartoon - "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog" - seems as dated today as Goth fashion (the