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Reputational Harm of Legal Blogging

...about non-consensual posting of personal information.” Regarding “sites that re-post court and tribunal decisions,” search Slaw or Google for stories on Globe24h and you get a good sense of the concern. As the OPCC explains, Globe24h obtained “Canadian decisions by scraping a legitimate online court record repository” and “allowed its reposted decisions to be indexed by search engines that surfaced personal information in response to searches on...
Posted in: Justice Issues

Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. A.T. v. Globe24h.com, 2017 FC 114 [70] In my view, the respondent’s claimed purpose “to make law accessible for free on the Internet” on Globe24h.com cannot be considered “journalistic”. In this instance, there is no need to republish...
Posted in: Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII

The Federal Court Confirms Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s Findings About Globe24h

...ulescu. Mr. Radulescu’s activities have been discussed over the past couple of years in mainstream media as well as here on Slaw. In June 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner issued findings (Complaints against Globe24h.com, 2015 CanLII 33260 (PCC)) which we then commented. In his reasons (A.T. v. Globe24h.com, 2017 FC 114 (CanLII)), Judge Mosley confirms, among other findings, that Mr. Radulescu’s website has no journalistic...
Posted in: Legal Publishing

What Does It Really Mean to “Free the Law”? Part 2

...ale download of some of the CanLII content in the past (see this Colin’s post here [http://www.slaw.ca/2014/05/26/google-gonzalez-and-globe24h/] and that Pelletier’s one here [http://www.slaw.ca/2015/06/18/complaints-against-globe24h-deemed-well-founded-by-the-office-of-the-privacy-commissioner/]). The results have not been funny. For sure Globe24h actions represent an extreme, but after living through that episode nobody can dismiss the risk of...
Posted in: Legal Information, Legal Information: Libraries & Research, Legal Information: Publishing, Practice of Law, Practice of Law: Future of Practice, Technology

Complaints Against Globe24h Deemed Well-Founded by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner

...and to reference it on Google and some other search tools. From that point, when the name of a person was searched on Google, and if this name was present in one of the stolen decisions, a copy of this decision published by Globe24h appears in the search results. This result leads to a Globe24h copy of the decision where the user was invited to send 19 Euros to have his/her name redacted. The racket slightly evolved over the last two years...
Posted in: Legal Information: Publishing

Should Search Engines Index Court Decisions?

...eputation.ca deals with the impacts of this on a daily basis. We help people protect their privacy online and remove damaging information. We have helped many people remove documents (which originated on CANLii) from Caselaw.Globe24h.com Robots.txt is not a realistic or effective solution for keeping the information off of the internet. A lot of CANLii's database was duplicated by the Romainian scraper site Globe24h. A database of court...
Posted in: Legal Information, Technology: Internet, ulc_ecomm_list

Trusting the System

...le. We want to do more and we want to make it easier. But I don't want to leave you with the impression that we see a future where unfettered bulk downloads of the content are possible. There are several reasons, but search "globe24h" for articles on Slaw, and features in the Globe and Mail, Financial Post and CBC to see just one of the reasons why courts aren't going to be in a hurry to make all decisions widely available to everyone for any...
Posted in: Legal Information

Google, González and Globe24h

...gines. Google and the reputable search engines generally comply. However, when content is scraped and reposted on a webpage that does not contain similar metadata tags, the content is discoverable to Google. On learning that Globe24h had reposted content from CanLII and was demanding payment from individuals seeking to protect their privacy interests, one of the steps we took was to ask Google to de-link the Globe24h search results. Google...
Posted in: Justice Issues

Should Access to Ontario Court Schedules Be Restricted?

...s sufficiently attractive to the operator as he "planted" his content farm. From the home page, this site claims host the following databases, the content from which was presumably acquired in similar fashion to from CanLII: Globe24h | Articles | Articulos | Artigos | Asia Newswire | 亚洲新闻 | Gesetzblatt - Österreich | Nachrichten aus Österreich | Boletin Oficial - España | Artigos do Brasil | Notícias do Brasil | SEC Filings - Securities and...
Posted in: Justice Issues