Archive for July 12th, 2010

Geist DES Consultation submission

GeistDESsubmission.pdf

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July 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled General

Federal Court Rules Internet Providers Not Broadcasters

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 12, 2010 as Court: Internet Providers Aren't Broadcasters Last year, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission released its new media decision, which addressed the prospect of increased CRTC regulation of Internet activities.  After days of hearings and thousands of pages of submissions, the […]

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July 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

James Moore’s “Radical Extremist” Speech: Annotated Edition

As I pointed out when Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore delivered his "radical extremist" speech, the comments ran counter to many well-known groups and individuals who had expressed concern with the digital lock provisions found in C-32. Working with one of my research assistants Tamara Winegust, we've created an annotated […]

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July 12, 2010 24 comments News

Lessons in AstroTurf: Balanced Copyright for Canada

VKI Studios, a B.C. based Internet marketing firm, reviews CRIA's Balanced Copyright for Canada site, highlighting the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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July 12, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Federal Court Rules in State Farm Privacy Case

Earlier this year, I wrote about a federal court case in which State Farm argued that Canadian private sector privacy law was unconstitutional.  The court issued its ruling last week, finding in favour of State Farm but not addressing the constitutional arguments.

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July 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads