The ‘Click me!’ contracts you must avoid

Have you ever wondered what legal traps might be lurking behind those seemingly innocent "click me" licenses (often referred as an “EULA” or End User License Agreement) that are so often accepted on

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 29th, 2014 lou milrad

The friendly co-pilot: Don’t be so quick to head to court

Some time ago I was having breakfast with a CIO of a large oil and gas producer based in Calgary. He was having great difficulty with his outsourcing partner; most of his infrastructure

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 13th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane

Suit against Facebook serves as privacy warning

Businesses with a social media presence should pay close attention to a privacy lawsuit filed against Facebook for allegedly sharing with advertisers, user data obtained from private messages on the social networking site,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 6th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ex-employees revealing trade secrets to rival: EMC

Former employees of EMC Corp. are disclosing corporate trade secrets to its rival, the storage software giant said in a complaint it filed in court against Pure Storage Inc. “Dozens of former EMC

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BlackBerry, Kik Interactive settle BBM lawsuit

BlackBerry Ltd. has settled its lawsuit against a start-up technology company founded by a former co-op student at BlackBerry who developed an instant messaging application which competed against the BlackBerry Messenger. Waterloo, Ont.-based

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 8th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Publishers oppose US feds Apple eBook restrictions

Five major publishers are asking the United States Department of Justice to rethink is recommendations that Apple Inc. be banned from entering anti-competitive eBook distribution contracts for five years. Last week, the DOJ

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CIO, database boss pocket $2.3M in IT services scam

The United States Secret Service laid charges on eight people early this month in connection with a wide reaching IT services scam operations that involved technology vendors paying more than $2.3 million in

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Tax evasion software not illegal: BC court

British Columbia’s Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that it was not illegal for a local software company to market software that allowed users to under report their sales to revenue agencies.InfoSpec Systems Inc.

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WiLAN loses patent bid to HTC, Sony

Ottawa-based wireless technology company WiLAN Inc. has lost its patent suit against HTC Corp., Sony Mobile Communications, Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. and Ericsson Inc.WiLAN (TSE: WIN) yesterday expressed disappointment over the a Texas district

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 16th, 2013 nestor e. arellano