Get money back for LCD monitor you bought a decade ago

Canadian businesses and individuals that bought a LCD monitor between 1998 and 2006 are due to receive a retroactive discount, after two law firms announce they have reached a settlement with electronics manufacturers

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

OpenText updates its legal document management software

OpenText Corp. has launched its latest version of a document management solution for the legal industry, aiming to help lawyers and legal departments keep their sensitive documents secure, even while they’re on the

Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

CASL has companies concerned about class-action risk: Adam Kardash

With the rules of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and the first phase coming into effect July 1, it's time for businesses to consider how they will need to make changes in

Published on: May 13th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

The trouble with Canada’s Digital Privacy Act

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has been in the news this week, following her investigation into Canada’s practice of sharing personal (health) information stored by the Canadian Police Information Centre with U.S. border

Published on: April 21st, 2014 Tony Drake

CASL destined to be challenged on grounds it violates Charter rights: lawyers

Canada's regulations to limit unwanted email messages from businesses have been four years in the making, but if organizations representing the business community get their way, it could unravel much faster than that.

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Seal Software adds analytics feature to contract discovery

UK-based Seal Software Ltd. is releasing a new module for its legal contract discovery software today that allows users to teach the software how to find documents with clauses of their own determination,

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Internet gambling: Play at your own risk

By Monica Goyal and Jonathan MacKenzie Next time you log on to PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker – be aware that you play at your own risk. The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly makes

Published on: November 12th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporation 101 for Tech Pros: Social enterprises part II

By Jon MacKenzie Tech businesses are not always seeking exclusively to make profits. Some tech entrepreneurs want to change the world. Yesterday we spoke about a few of ways of setting up a

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporation 101 for tech pros: Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships

By Jonathan Mackenzie Tech entrepreneurs and IT Professionals generally have a great idea that they want to bring to the public. What stops many from being able to do this are the problems

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Monica Goyal

Be ready for Canada’s anti-spam law with Adam Kardash

Try this riddle: Name something that you don't want but you get lots of it everyday. Something that you can read, but you can also eat. Something that no one really reads, but

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Bitmaker Labs shuts down, under investigation for running ‘unregistered college’

Editor's note: Story updated at 8:30 PM with comment from the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities. A Toronto-based Web developer "boot camp" that charged a tuition for an intensive nine-week course in

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Indiegogo makes Canadian push as founder ‘excited’ about equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Web site Indiegogo is deepening its roots in the Canadian market place and closely watching as securities regulators consider allowing non-accredited investors to make small investments in startup firms in exchange for

Published on: June 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Nortel acquittal shows challenges of prosecuting corporate fraud

In the last few years, Nortel has undergone a series of asset sell-offs and bankruptcy proceedings. Many attribute the company’s decline to a series of scandals in which some of the company’s top

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Facebook customer outreach on privacy policy backfires

Facebook's recent attempt at playing democracy are perhaps a good example of a Web site that's gone too far with user engagement and promised more than it is able, or willing to deliver.

Published on: December 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson