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Balancing Copyright and Privacy Rights

Many Internet users assume that they can surf the Internet and remain anonymous.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Where serious harm is done by an anonymous Internet user the injured party is often able to compel third parties to disclose who the Internet user is. In Canada and other countries this occurs, among […]

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Martin Kratz, QC
Martin Kratz, Q.C. is the Head, Intellectual Property Group, Bennett Jones LLP in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Vol 37-3: Jan/Feb 2013

  Full PDF of the issue   Table of Contents Featured Articles: Constitutions Special Report: Developments in Internet Law Departments Columns   Featured Articles: Constitutions Do Constitutions matter? Indeed they do. Just ask the Egyptian people protesting, confronting, and even dying over the drafting of their new constitution. Evolution, Not Revolution: Canada’s Constitutional History and […]

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Defamation by Hyperlink

Introduction The Supreme Court of Canada’s 2011 decision in the case of Crookes v. Newton is a prime example of how individual rights as ephemeral as reputation must be balanced with other freedoms, such as expression, in this powerful, evolving medium of the Internet. Facts Website owner Jon Newton posted an article on his site […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Kelsey Horvat
Kelsey Horvat recently earned her BComm from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Privacy and Cloud Computing

The term ‘cloud computing’ refers to the provision of services through websites available on the Internet. These services are typically on demand and scalable such that the user can expand her or his use of the services dramatically. Storing picture, emails or materials on the Internet is use of cloud computing. The services are typically […]

Authors:

Martin Kratz, QC
Martin Kratz, Q.C. is the Head, Intellectual Property Group, Bennett Jones LLP in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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