Author Archives: Emily Laidlaw

About Emily Laidlaw

Assistant Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

@CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: @CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy As I prepared to write a blog post about the future of privacy the story broke of @CanadaCreep, the Twitter account with 17,000 followers that posted … Continue reading

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Pritchard v Van Nes: Imposing Liability on Perpetrator Zero of Defamatory Facebook Posts Gone Viral

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: Pritchard v Van Nes: Imposing Liability on Perpetrator Zero of Defamatory Facebook Posts Gone Viral Case Commented On: Pritchard v Van Nes, 2016 BCSC 686 Justice Saunders of the British Columbia Supreme Court recently decided Pritchard … Continue reading

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Legal or Social Responsibility? What are the Responsibilities of Internet Companies for Free Speech?

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: Legal or Social Responsibility? What are the Responsibilities of Internet Companies for Free Speech? The current controversy concerning the new Calgary-based app Peeple which will allow users to rate anybody they know – from their … Continue reading

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Worldwide Delisting from Google Search Results: The Significance of Equustek Solutions Inc. v Google Inc.

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: Worldwide Delisting from Google Search Results: The Significance of Equustek Solutions Inc. v Google Inc. Case Commented On: Equustek Solutions Inc. v Google Inc., 2015 BCCA 265 Last week the British Columbia Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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