Internet law is a vast area that continues to develop rapidly. Reference to current legislation, regulatory policies, guidelines and case law is essential for anyone addressing these issues in practice.
This paper is an abridged version of the Internet Law chapter in the Annual Review of Law & Practice – 2020 published by CLE BC. It summarizes selected developments in Canadian internet law during 2019 and covers a broad number of areas, including:
- Electronic contracts and electronic transactions
- Internet defamation
- Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
- Cybercrime and cybersecurity
- Criminal law
- Internet business practices and advertising/marketing