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WEB CRAWLING, SAMPLING, HYPERLINKING AND INDEXING: IS THERE STILL COPYRIGHT ON THE INTERNET?

In an important decision recently released by the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership v. Rogers Communications Inc., 2011 BCSC 1196, the Court reminded business owners that the Courts are still willing to enforce copyright on the Internet. Zoocasa, a subsidiary of Rogers Communications, operated a website which indexed real estate property listing from multiple websites, and in doing so, copied and indexed property descriptions and photographs from a Century 21¬†operated website. More…

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