Canada’s National Digital Strategy: Hidden in Plain Sight

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of delivering a keynote address at the Cybera Summit in Banff, Alberta.  The conference focused on a wide range of cutting edge technology and network issues.  My opening keynote discussed Canada digital economy legal strategy. While the formal digital strategy has yet to be revealed, I argued that the digital economy legal strategy is largely set with legislative plans touching on lawful access, privacy, online marketing, and copyright.

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October 25, 2011 6 comments Conferences, Keynote Speaking, Video
Video, Youtube Cybera: Michael Geist Cybera Summit 2011.

Youtube Cybera: Michael Geist Cybera Summit 2011

In this talk, I discussed the current legislative stance on digital surveillance rules and privacy rules in Canada.  

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October 21, 2011 Comments are Disabled Video
2012 “iTunes – Changing Music” by jlaytarts2090. (CC BY-NC 2.0).

New Media Now Mobile Video Archive: CBC Information Radio: Michael Geist Interview, Online Copyright

On CBC Radio, I briefly discussed the issues related to copyright and consumer rights over personal property such as CDs or DVDs.  

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June 7, 2010 Comments are Disabled Video

ALDE Hearing on ACTA in Brussels

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to participate in a hearing on ACTA in Brussels sponsored by Members of the European Parliament Alexander Alvaro and Marietje Schaake.  Other participants included Luc Devigne, the head of the European ACTA delegation, and representatives from eBay and EuroISPA.  The full video of the hearing is posted below.  My presentation begins just after the 5:00 minute mark.

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April 29, 2010 4 comments Committees, News, Video

FCC Workshop on Open Internet

Yesterday I appeared as a panelist in an FCC Open Internet workshop in Seattle.  For more details, see  Workshop: Approaches to Preserving the Open Internet. Media coverage of the event here.

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April 29, 2010 1 comment Committees, Must Reads, Video