CMN 2170: Lecture #17 April 2nd 2013
Last office hours Wed and thurs: @ 6:50 am to see test #3
Exam: 80100 questions
SOCAN v Bell
research and fair dealing
2 sources of copyright infringement:
changing nature of how research (ecommerce) is changing in new media
research as it applies to a commercial context what constitutes research
previews constitute copying ▯ communication to the public sec 29 of the Copyright Act
do the previews enjoy copyright?
When does comm to the public occur in Canada? When the host server is located in Canada relates to
precedent setting cases CCH Canadian, SOCAN v cape
R v Hamilton
inchoate offence offence that attempts to criminalize activities prior to their completion offence that
captures perfectly legal activities.
Challenges that new media pose on how to regulate society. How we attempt to regulate our behaviour with
This is not organized crime guy looking to make a “quick buck” counseling to commit fraud
Counseling an offence that is not completed▯ charged with multiple offences. Mens rea in question in this case speaks to culpable intent. was the mens rea offence met. The judge
erred and the crown wins this case. The judge compounded motive and intent.