Category Archives: Internet Law

Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes

By: Jassmine Girgis PDF Version: Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes Case Commented On: Douez v Facebook, Inc., 2017 SCC 33 (CanLII) On its face, Douez v Facebook, Inc. decides the enforceability of a forum selection clause. But … 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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