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Appeal court agrees CSIS lawyers weren’t candid on spy warrant

The Federal Court of Appeal has refused to let the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)  and the Justice department off the...

November 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Organizations, consumers to get millions back from LCD purchases

Snail mail is considered an antiquated way of doing business, but some organizations across Canada will soon get a very...

September 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Will Microsoft be found in contempt?

CIOs, CSOs and risk managers concerned about the reach of U.S. courts into data stored in foreign jurisdictions will be...

September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Oracle scores another win against Rimini in copyright fight

Four years ago Oracle Corp. began legal action against a third party maintenance support firm called Rimini Street, alleging copyright...

August 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Police need warrant for basic carrier subscriber information: Supreme Court

Canadian Internet providers can’t turn over basic subscriber information to police without a search warrant, the country’s top court has...

June 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Apple – Samsung patent verdict cuts both ways

A U.S. federal jury has awarded Apple US$120 million in damages for Samsung’s violation of two Apple patents. That figure...

May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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BlackBerry exec loses resignation case

Senior staff in IT companies often leave for new opportunities in this fluid industry, but the way they do it...

March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The ‘Click me!’ contracts you must avoid

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...

January 29th, 2014 lou milrad

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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....

January 13th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane