The University of Windsor, Faculty of Law recently hosted a debate on music file sharing that included Professor Geist, CRIA General Counsel Richard Pfohl, Copyright Board General Counsel Mario Bouchard, Canadian Heritage Copyright Branch Director Bruce Stockfish, and the Edge's Alan Cross. That debate is now available online via free […]
Archive for November, 2004
Professor Geist appeared on ROBTv's Squeeze Play on November 15th to discuss copyright reform in Canada. Professor Geist highlighted the dangers associated with reforms that hurt consumers, free speech, and innovation.
Dow Jones has announced that it has settled its defamation suit involving Joseph Gutnick. Professor Geist comments in an Associated Press story on the longterm effects of the case on Internet jurisdiction rules.
Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) features part two of an examination of Canadian cultural policy. The column argues that the current Canadian culture toolkit must be recast for the 21st century by adapting it to emerging technologies and to […]