My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) reprises last week's post on the submissions to the CRTC as part of the new media hearing. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission new media hearings are not scheduled to begin until mid-February, yet they have already attracted more than their fair share of controversy. With talk of imposing a tax on Internet service providers to fund Canadian content or the imposition new licensing and Canadian content requirements, the outcome could dramatically reshape the Internet in Canada.
Archive for December 16th, 2008
Precedent, a Canadian legal publication, features a cover story on the Canadian copyfight.
Heather Morrison has a great post chronicling the year in open access.
December 16, 2008 — Comments are Disabled — Must Reads
Episode 65: My Ian Kerr Memorial Lecture – Privacy and Zambonis in the Age of COVID-19
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Episode 61: Senator James Cowan on the Extraordinary Battle for a Genetic Anti-Discrimination Law in Canada
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