I gave my annual presentation today to the Toronto computer Lawyers’ Group on “The year in review in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law”. It covers the period from June 2017 to June 2018. The developments include cases from Canada, the U.S. the U.K., Singapore, Australia, and other countries.
The developments are organized into the broad topics of:
- Jurisdiction/Online Remedies/Conflicts of Laws
- Hyperlinks/Search Results/Computer Generated Content
- e-Commerce & Online Agreements
- Technology Contracting
The cases referred to are listed below. My slides can be viewed after the case listing. These and many other cases will be added to my 7 volume book on Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (1988-2017).
Jurisdiction/Online Remedies/Conflicts of Laws
Google LLC v. Equustek Solutions Inc. 2017 WL 5000834 (Nov 2, 2017)
Hyperlinks/Search Results/Computer Generated Content
e-Commerce & Online Agreements
Ramos v Uber Tech., Inc. 2018 NY Slip Op 28162 (May 31, 2018)
R v. Jones, 2017 SCC 60
R v. Marakah, 2017 SCC
Savage v Data Protection Commissioner  IEHC 122;
EU General Data Protection Regulation (25 May 2018)
MEI Fields Designs Ltd v Saffron Cards And Gifts Ltd & Anor  EWHC 1332 (IPEC) (06 June 2018)
My “Year in review” presentations to the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group for prior years are available at this site. My slides from the 2016-2017 year in review talk can be found here. My slides from 2015-2016 can be found here.
My slides from earlier today can be accessed below.Sookman_TCLG_Year_in_Review_June_2018