No Good Deed Goes Unpunished ©

Company found to have breached copyright by obtaining copy of paywall-protected article from individual subscriber In 395804 Ontario Limited (Blacklock’s Reporter) v Canadian Vintners Association, Deputy Judge Lyon Gilbert of the Ottawa Small Claims Court presided over a case alleging … Continue reading

Should Jurors Blow a Cyber-Whistle?

Ontario Court of Appeal suggests reporting mechanism where jurors rely on extraneous internet material in deliberations In R v Pannu, the Ontario Court of Appeal heard an appeal by two individuals from their respective convictions for possession of heroin for … Continue reading

Cell Phone Tower Evidence of Location

Accused persons trace their own location for police Two recent decision Ontario decisions relied on evidence obtained through cell phone towers to decide the location of an accused person’s cell phone, and therefore make inferences about the location of that … Continue reading