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Linking isn't publishing, Supreme Court says

Linking isn't publishing, Supreme Court says | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling that hyperlinks to websites containing defamatory content do not make the person posting the links liable for defamation or libel looks like good news for major media outlets and independent bloggers alike. The court unanimously dismissed an appeal of a British Columbia Court of Appeal ruling. Wayne Crookes, owner of West Coast Title Search Ltd., had sued Jon Newton, a blogger, claiming that by posting links on his blog to online material that Crookes alleged was defamatory, Newton was himself liable for defamation.

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BC Privacy Commissioner releases Guidelines for Social Media Background Checks

BC Privacy Commissioner releases Guidelines for Social Media Background Checks | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

The OIPC BC released Guidelines for Social Media Background Checks yesterday. The Guidelines were developed “to help organizations and public bodies navigate social media background checks and privacy laws.” The Guidelines outline the privacy risks associated with the use of social media to screen and monitor current and prospective employees, volunteers and candidates.

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Canadian Supreme Court Says No Liability For Linking To Defamatory Content | Techdirt

Canadian Supreme Court Says No Liability For Linking To Defamatory Content | Techdirt | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

In 2008, a district court ruled that merely linking to defamatory content is not defamatory. That ruling was appealed. In 2009, an appeals court agreed, again reiterating to Crookes that linking is not defamatory. And yet, that ruling was appealed again, and the Canadian Supreme Court agreed to hear the case.

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Regulators to Web startups: Prioritize privacy protection

Regulators to Web startups: Prioritize privacy protection | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

Internet companies need to build consumer privacy and data controls into their online services to protect their brands, gain trust from their users, avoid civil lawsuits and prevent government probes, according to two regulators from the U.S. and Canada. For those reasons, privacy and data protection can't be an afterthought for businesses, even if they are small Web startups without an in-house legal department, the two officials said on Tuesday at Web 2.0 Summit.

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