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Using the Criminal Code to Require News Media to "Un-Publish" Fails

In Canada, s. 486.4(2.1) of the Criminal Code to make an order protecting a victim of a crime from having any information that could identify the victim from being “published in any document or broadcast or transmitted in any way.” The victim has to be under 18 years of age. 539 more words

Privacy

"Hot tubbing" for expert witness by the DHC

The Delhi High Court (DHC) in the Micromax Vs. Ericsson case, based on the suggestions exchanged by the parties and considering the procedure adopted by the Federal Courts in Australia and in the United Kingdom, would be adopting the “hot tubbing” procedure to facilitate appreciation of expert technical evidence, in a shortened procedure. 22 more words

Cook County courts ordered to make e-filings immediately available to public

In November, the Courthouse News Service filed a federal lawsuit against the Cook County (Illinois) courts, alleging that the county was posting electronically filed complaints days after receiving them, even though the complaints should have been immediately available to the press as public records. 94 more words

State Courts

The third branch bends a knee to the Charter: Vancouver Aquarium v. Charbonneau, 2017 BCCA 395

Photo of beluga from CTV News

Last week, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia overturned an injunctive order of the Supreme Court that had required a film-maker to remove certain segments of his film because they had been filmed in the Vancouver Aquarium subject to certain restrictive conditions and then used in the film without the Aquarium’s consent. 1,865 more words

Freedom Of Expression

Fund launched to support legal advice for anti-fracking groups

The police monitoring network, Netpol, has launched an initiative to fund legal advice for anti-fracking groups facing civil action. 259 more words

Opposition

Doing a Canute on gangs?

The latest news report from Birmingham is that 18 members of two rival gangs have been banned from parts of the city for two years.  The gangs, the Johnson Crew and the Burger Bar Boys, have been fighting each other, with frequent collateral damage, for years, and the police and judiciary have clearly had enough. 181 more words

News

Wait, Canada Doesn't Rule the Internet?

Remember that worldwide injunction the Supreme Court of Canada upheld against Google? See Worldwide Injunction OK’d by SCC.

Well, round four just started. This time in the United States. 163 more words

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