Broader Audience Required

Reply email to alleged defamer does not constitute “re-publication” for purposes of defamation In Dyck v. The Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Justice Robert Smith of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice presided over a motion by a defendant in … Continue reading

Intimate Image Tort

New Manitoba Privacy Tort Enhances Protection for “Revenge Porn” Victims The province of Manitoba has introduced legislation dealing with the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, adding a level of tort protection to that already provided by Criminal Code provisions dealing … Continue reading

“Where Someone Has Gone Before”

Star Trek Fan Film Not Protected by Fair Use In Paramount Pictures Corp v. Axanar Productions, 2017 WL 83506 (no hyperlink available), a US federal district court in California found that a Star Trek fan film crowdfunded by Axanar Productions … Continue reading