With the Royal Assent of Bill C-11 on June 29, and the expected proclamation of most of its provisions, Canada joins a list of countries that recognize the importance and challenges of protecting copyright in the digital age.
Sharing digital information gets faster and easier every day, and as a result the risk of copyright infringement in the workplace grows proportionally. It takes just seconds for an employee to click-and-drag copyright-protected content into an email, but the resulting infringement litigation can take years and cost millions. The responsibility...
Employees today are active online in a dizzying number of ways. They often send hundreds of e-mails a day and may also post to industry blogs, communicate via social media, conduct webinars or participate in other online forums. In each instance, a copyright violation can be just a mouse click...