by Rachel Corbett. If you have been reading the newspapers lately you will know that the world is a-twitter about Twitter and that Facebook long ago ceased to be the idle pursuit of university students. If you have teenage children you might have also noticed that they don’t use e-mail and in … [Read more...] about Some Thoughts on the Rapid Growth of Social Media
Think of the last time you attended a sporting event in an arena, gym or stadium – chances are you heard music played for the warm-up, during the intermission or between periods, and thought nothing of the legal ramifications of that. However, one national sport organization was recently asked by … [Read more...] about When Music is Played at Your Event, Who Pays the Piper?
As of January 1, 2004 the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) applies to all organizations during the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in the course of any commercial activity within a province, as well as inter-provincial and international … [Read more...] about Backgrounder on “PIPEDA” – Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
by Steve Indig. It is common practice for organizations to post images and pictures of athletes and members of their organization on web sites or in other publications for the purpose of marketing or providing information about the organization. It is important to be familiar with Canadian case … [Read more...] about The Collection, Use and Disclosure of Pictures and Images: A Discussion Paper