Hard Copy on the Highway

Court rules that image of liability insurance card on smartphone is not a “card” for purpose of offence of not having card in vehicle In R. v. Albert, Justice John Walsh of the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench heard … Continue reading

Technology Justifies Bail Denial

Man sought for extradition to U.S. denied bail because of history of breach of conditions around computer use, limits of electronic monitoring In United States v. Viscomi, Justice Eileen Gillese of the Ontario Court of Appeal (In Chambers) heard an … Continue reading

The E-Taxman Cometh

US DOJ obtains John Doe order authorizing IRS to investigate Bitcoin holders US-based tax advisors are reporting that on 30 November 2016 the US Department of Justice obtained a court order which allows the IRS to issue a John Doe … Continue reading