Broadcasting on the Web

“Providing services” in Canada on the web requiring more than accessibility from Canada The question of what constitutes “broadcasting” in the context of services provided over the web arose for the Federal Court in UNICAST SA v South Asian Broadcasting … Continue reading

Computer Searches Under a Warrant

“Seize” does not mean “search” The requirements of warrants with regard to electronic storage devices such as computers and cell phones was considered in R v AMB. The accused had been charged with inviting a person under the age of … Continue reading

A Computer is its Own “Place”

A search warrant, not a general warrant, is required A technical point of interpretation of various search provisions arose in R v KZ. The police had seized and searched a computer under a search warrant as part of an attempted … Continue reading