Hi all, Thank you for all the nice messages of congratulations last week when we celebrated that parts of Proctorio’s lawsuit had been dismissed. Some of you may have thought this ordeal was over. It’s not, but it will be one day. Our appeal is moving forward and today is a big step. I am […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #24"
Hi everyone, I have wonderful news! We won today! In this morning’s hearing, Justice Milman clarified that he partially allowed my PPPA application after all. Proctorio’s claim of “circumvention of technological protection measures” has been dismissed. Proctorio’s claim of copyright infringement for one screenshot of the “Proctorio Academy” has also been dismissed. He found that […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #23"
Hi everyone, I have an update regarding my appeal of the March 11th, 2022 judgment. Today marks three months since I filed my Notice of Appeal. There has been a small delay. While we will argue that Proctorio’s entire lawsuit should have been dismissed, I would again like to emphasize that parts of the judgment […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #22"
Friends, Today, the BC Court of Appeal published the reasons for judgment for their January 28th, 2021 decision to quash Proctorio’s appeal. I am happy to report that a solid precedent has been set which will reduce the potential time, stress, and cost for Protection of Public Participation Act (PPPA) applicants in the future. I’m […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #21"
Friends, I have decided to appeal the decision, and we filed our notice on April 7th. You may read it here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14xUaw-8tDKdcNdgG8TjHzCMijc9jEJSH/view?usp=sharing If you missed my previous update, this is what we seek to overturn: https://www.canlii.org/en/bc/bcsc/doc/2022/2022bcsc400/2022bcsc400.html There is too much at stake to let the decision stand. Freedom of expression, fair dealing under the Copyright […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #20"
Well everyone, the day has finally come. We got the decision on my application to set aside the injunction issued against me and to dismiss Proctorio’s claim pursuant to the Protection of Public Participation Act application, which was heard in the Supreme Court of British Columbia from February 7-10, 2022. Justice Milman found that the […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #19"
The Protection of Public Participation Act hearing has fully concluded, and Justice Milman has reserved judgment. In a matter of days, weeks, or months, we will know his decision. We are also still waiting for the Reasons for Judgment from Proctorio’s January 28th loss in the BC Court of Appeal. I will share these judgments […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #18"
Tomorrow, the Protection Against Public Participation Act hearing will finally begin. Things get started at 10am, and you can request the phone access information by emailing The Honourable Bruce Cohen, Superior Courts Communications Officer, at SCJCommunicationsOfficer at bccourts dot ca. My case is Proctorio Incorporated v. Ian Linkletter, file S208730, Vancouver Registry. The hearing will […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #17"
Proctorio lost! The Court of Appeal quashed Proctorio’s appeal in full, with reasons to follow. For reasons that will become clear when the reasons for judgment are published, today’s victory is a victory for all SLAPP defendants. Thank you so much to everyone who supported me in defeating Proctorio today. This was our third courtroom […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #16"
Hi everyone, Today I have some updates regarding Proctorio’s Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP). First, I have a personal announcement. After 10 years and 3 months at UBC, I have started a new chapter at BCIT Library as an Emerging Technology & Open Education Librarian. So, Proctorio is now suing a librarian. For copyright […]Read more "Stand Against Proctorio’s SLAPP – Update #15"