Large Ontario DC busted for hosting petabytes of child abuse material

Mike A mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Mon Mar 2 18:03:02 UTC 2015


On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 05:53:33PM +0000, Naslund, Steve wrote:
> Don't know who this is but the legalities are pretty clear I think. The DC
> is not required to know what data is stored but if the cops can prove that
> someone DID know what was stored, that person can be criminally charged.
> IANAL but I have worked with LE on a similar case and that is how it was
> explained to us by the FBI. It will be hard to prove anyone knew however
> since anyone that knew and did not report it committed a crime. Charging the
> company will be a stretch unless they can prove that at least one corporate
> officer knew. Otherwise the company will fire whichever employee knew and
> say "He should have told us".
>
> This is all about who knew what and when.

True in the USA, I think; but what about Canadian law? 

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