The hashing out of C-13
Michael Geist, the University of Ottawa’s e-commerce law expert, untangles the mystery behind the potentially massive free trade agreement
Why is it taking so long? Paul Wells explains
The Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law talks about how recent revelations affect Canadians
Access Copyright takes York University to court
MONTREAL – One prominent Internet law expert says Ottawa has backed down on elements of its touted anti-spam regulations after an outcry from business.
More than two years after the
Paul Wells on skepticism and CETA
Michael Geist dismisses Vic Toews’ attempt to link the case of Luka Rocco Magnotta and the government’s “lawful access” legislation.
The Toews comments continue the longstanding trend of unsubstantiated claims
A second video purported to be from Anonymous has been released.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs Police, on the other hand, apparently supports C-30, but it’s unclear how either side
The Ontario privacy commissioner dismisses both the government’s argument and its rhetoric.
“Simply put, criminals have moved beyond 20th-century technology,” Justice Minister Rob Nicholson declared at a news conference Tuesday.
No one will ‘read emails without a warrant,’ he says. Indeed, it may be much worse than that.
The most pirated films of all times were also blockbusters
Newly-released WikiLeaks cables show Ottawa lobbied for inclusion on copyright watch list
The latest spot from the Conservative side. The Bull Meter has already taken this one apart. Michael Geist, meanwhile, questions the copyright levy the government is already imposing (and has
Michael Geist notes that the disrepute clause has been used since 2008 and considers the larger culture change at hand.
The government may revise the licence by removing the disrepute
UPDATED AGAIN! Scroll down for the official response from CBC/Radio Canada and the poster behind the extended “Wafergate” video!
With thanks to Michael Geist — and whoever first noticed the
Toronto NDP MP Olivia Chow hosted a packed public forum at the University of Toronto. Making It Work: Art, Access and Legislation in the Digital Age was an interactive panel