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U.K. defamation law may lead to greater protection for Canadian website operators
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

Canadian website operators may indirectly benefit from proposed legislation in the United Kingdom increasing protection in that country from liability for user content


Regulators write to manufacturers to highlight concerns over connected devices
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2015

The UK and Canadian data protection regulators have written to webcam manufacturers to highlight concerns about the safety of internet-connected


High Court strikes out libel claim brought after YouTube video removed
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2014

In the case of Jackson v Universal Music Operations Ltd (2014), following an application for summary judgment, the High Court struck out the libel


The perils of “revenge porn” part 2
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


Can the G7 really protect the financial world from cybercrime?
  • Gardere
  • Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 13 2016

Reuters reported that the Group of Seven (G7) industrial powers (Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US) “agreed on guidelines for


New UK web defamation rules for user content: what Canadian website operators need to know
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2014

The UK Defamation Act 2013 (the "Act") came into effect on January 1, 2014. This Act includes a variety of reforms to the UK law of defamation


Peer to peer (P2P) legislation
  • Abril Abogados
  • Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 13 2012

Since 2006, when the first European Regulation against illegal downloading was enacted by Finland, most of EU Member States have followed the example


Bitcoin - calls for regulation - part eight
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 1 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden shutdowns of Mt. Gox (Japan), a large bitcoin


Personal and professional email: access to information requests
  • Dentons
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2012

When a government employee uses workplace email to send and receive personal email, are those emails subject to disclosure under access to information laws?


Social media - abuses in the school environment
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2014

The NASUWT teachers union used its 2014 annual conference as an opportunity to draw attention to the impact that misuse of social media is having on