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Internet Law

2 10, 2015

Please Forget Me: The Right To Be Forgotten Within The Online Reputation Industry

By |2015-10-02T19:32:57-04:00October 2nd, 2015|

In the Internet and Big Data Era, where information is launched and never vanishes, it could be arduously difficult to erase any information from the World Wide Web. In the world of Internet Law, the “right to be forgotten” or “the right to oblivion” is defined as a person’s right to remove personal details and

25 04, 2014

Why Canadian Internet Marketing Companies Should Be Prepared For The Upcoming Anti-Spam Law

By |2014-04-25T08:27:19-04:00April 25th, 2014|

As a part of international accords, a new Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) will take effect on July 1, 2014 and will impact the entire email marketing and internet marketing industryin Canada. The CASL applies to any commercial electronic messages sent by companies in Canada from small to medium and large sized organisations, including non-profits and charities (there are some exceptions) as well as international companies doing business in Canada.

29 05, 2013

You Got Served: Internet Law Has Undergone a New Change with BC Court Allowing Brian Burke to Sue Bloggers Online

By |2013-05-29T16:57:20-04:00May 29th, 2013|

Image courtesy of http://internetlaw.uslegal.com/ In an unprecedented move by a B.C. Court, ex-Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke is now allowed to sue people online.
Brian Burke has recently gone on a rampage and now has 18 people on his "hit list," twenty-year-old Zack Bradley being numero uno on that list. In order to sue people with anonymous profiles, this permission needed to be granted as traditionally, in order to be served with a lawsuit someone had to physically present a piece of paper to that person. However, without a physical address this was previously physically impossible to do.

30 04, 2013

Internet Law in Toronto, Libel, and ex-Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke v. Zack Bradley

By |2013-04-30T17:19:17-04:00April 30th, 2013|

Image courtesy of http://internetlaw.uslegal.com/ As the realm of Internet Law has been growing, though not nearly as fast as the Internet itself has, more and more people previously innocent are being brought to court for crimes that they are innocently unaware of. Take the case of first-year Carleton University journalism student Zack Bradley from Oshawa, who at age 20 is still a kid, though technically not a minor. He, like many sports fans, decided to rail on sports players and GMs alike, and apparently got on the bad side with ex-Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke. So, what's wrong with blogging and expressing a little freedom of speech? Apparently, a lot.