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George C. Eyre, Law Offices provides practical advice and legal solutions to start-ups, consultants and to companies in the I/T, multimedia and other areas. We register and prosecute Canadian Trade Marks and assist our clients with protection around the globe. George C. Eyre, B. Math., L.L.B., M.Eng. is an ex-computer consultant who had ten years experience in the computer field with companies such as Bell Canada and I.B.M. ( New York ) before returning to law school to become a computer lawyer.
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Social Media Violations: Suspension or Termination? It Depends!
The punishment of social media violations in the employment context vary widely - for example, two Toronto firefighters were recently fired for posting sexist tweets while an Ontario arbitration ruling only suspended a teacher who made allegations of homophobia against his principal for three days. Arbitrator James Hayes ordered the teacher to apologize to the principal reduced the punishment to a three-day suspension: Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation v. Simcoe Country District School Board.
BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) Filed a Lawsuit Against the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)
“The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) filed a lawsuit on [October 22, 2013] against the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) claiming that its broad and unchecked surveillance of Canadians is unconstitutional.”
Knowledge is Power and No More So in the Film and Television Industry.
Users are shifting their viewing habits to the Internet through such channels as Netflix and Amazon; however, the data on the digital performance of individual movies is private and there is little generally publicly available data. Filmmakers need numbers on the digital box office to negotiate and determine how much they should get paid.