Archive for June, 2004

Copyright reform needs a balanced approach

My recent column on Canadian copyright reform, which highlighted the dangers to both the Internet and to our education system posed by a report from a parliamentary committee chaired by Toronto-area MP Sarmite Bulte, touched off many reactions — both supportive and critical.   On the critical side, Fred Wardle […]

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June 13, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

IAPP Privacy Futures Conference

San Francisco, USA link

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June 12, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences

Assessing the Need for Canadian Copyright Reform

The Canadian Press covers a copyright conference held in Ottawa featuring industry leaders such as the MPAA and Canadian broadcaster Canwest Global. Professor Geist is quoted discussing the dangers of adopting U.S.-style copyright legislation in Canada. see: Copyright Laws Called too Weak (Ottawa Citizen) also see: Bulte Committee Report

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June 4, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences

Fighting Spam Requires Commitment From All

The Ottawa Sun covers a recent Professor Geist speech on fighting spam in Canada. Professor Geist argues for greater enforcement action against known Canadian spamming organizations. see: Will is the Way to Unplug Spammersalso see: Bulte Committee Report

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June 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News