R v Andalib-Goortani: Authentication and The Internet
(2014) 13 Criminal Reports (7th) 140-143
4 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last revised: 5 Mar 2016
Despite the growing reliance on the internet, electronic communications and social media evidence in adjudicative proceedings, there have been very few cases in Canada that have addressed a fundamental aspect of admissibility - authentication. This article explores the issue in the context of a case involving a photograph showing the offence and anonymously uploaded to the internet.
Keywords: Social media evidence, Authentication, Electronic Evidence
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