In this talk, I discuss that with increasing ability for any individual to create blog posts, YouTube videos, and other contents that can be created and shared in the digital space, it is accompanied by infringement on the rights of copyright holders. In the video, I offer a solution for this conundrum.
CBC’s The Hour: iTunes in France
Video of segment on CBC’s The Hour to discuss the move by the French government to legislate interoperability for Apple iTunes. [link no longer works]
Copyright and the Internet: Is There a Canadian Way?
Professor Geist spoke this week at the University of Toronto's launch of a new Open Access/Open Source project. His talk traced the history of Canadian copyright law reform and highlights the dangers in the current set of government proposals. He calls attention to the potential for positive reform that would […]
Debating Music Downloading with CRIA
Professor Geist appeared on Report on Business Television on December 15th to debate with Graham Henderson, president of CRIA, the impact of music downloading on the industry. The discussion focused on the size of the losses and the scope of the private copying levy.
Canadian Copyright Reform Debated
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.