R v. Fearon: The Supreme Court on cell phones and privacy

R v. Fearon: The Supreme Court on cell phones and privacy by Lisa Di Valentino On December 11, 2014, the Supreme Court released its decision in R. v. Fearon, which I brought up in an earlier post about a similar case…

Copyright and Licensing Agreements: Are We Signing Away Our Rights?

Copyright and Licensing Agreements: Are We Signing Away Our Rights? This presentation will examine the relationship between copyright law and provisions in licensing agreements which are often in tension. Contractual provisions that seek to limit the ability of end-users (such…

Upcoming Visit to SLIS at the University of Alberta

I will be heading out to Edmonton later this month to give a series of talks and to offer a one-unit course in Copyright at UA’s School of Library and Information Studies. Here is the announcement from the SLIS webpage:…

Marie Blosh Declares Candidacy for London City Council in Ward 6

Marie Blosh Declares Candidacy for London City Council in Ward 6

Here is something not on copyright, privacy or telecom policy.  My wife, Marie Blosh, is running for City Council in London Ontario.  Here is the statement she issued today (which coincidentally is the 40th anniversary of the resignation of Richard…

U.S. Supreme Court: Warrant needed to search cell phone of arrested individual

Here is a posting written by Lisa Di Valentino about the cell phone privacy decision issued last week from the US Supreme Court   U.S. Supreme Court: Warrant needed to search cell phone of arrested individual by Lisa Di Valentino…

Supreme Court confirms importance of information privacy and Internet anonymity

Here is a posting written by Lisa Di Valentino about the internet privacy decision issued today from the SCC . . . Supreme Court confirms importance of information privacy and Internet anonymity by Lisa Di Valentino Today, the Canadian Supreme…