On April 16, 2018, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada, issued a decision denying Google's request to change an injunction requiring it to delist search engine results globally in the Equustek case.
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On March 21, 2018, the US Senate passed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), a revised version of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), which will make intermediaries liable for "knowingly assisting, supporting, or facilitating a sex trafficking...
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), which oversees the administration and enforcement of data privacy law, is mulling over policy reforms to offer Canadians more regulatory tools to protect their personal information online.
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On February 27, 2018, the US House of Representatives passed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which would make websites criminally liable for hosting content linked to sex-trafficking.
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The House on Tuesday passed an online sex trafficking bill in a broad, bipartisan vote that many in the tech industry worry could undermine legal protections afforded to internet platforms. Read more at The Hill.