Attorneys on Amazon? Online Marketplaces for Legal Services

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For an individual with a legal need, shopping intelligently for a law firm can be a frustrating experience. It is difficult to get any objective information about price or quality, and comparison-shopping is arduous. Are online marketplaces, which play an increasingly central role in the consumer economy, part of the solution to this access to… Continue reading

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Global Takedowns on Google: Canada leading the way, but are we going in the right direction?

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On Thursday June 28, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) released its highly anticipated decision in the Google Inc. v Equustek Solution Inc. case. The case involves the intersection of censorship, freedom of expression and anti-competition in the context of technology.   Equustek, a manufacturer of networking devices, sought an injunction that would… Continue reading

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