The Ottawa Citizen re-runs a piece from late last year focusing on the popularity of music downloading. Professor Geist comments on the exaggerated loss claims of the Canadian Recording Industry Association and highlights the benefits of P2P distribution. Professor Geist expanded on the issue in a two-part series in the […]
Time for Canada to Create National Digital Library
Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) returns with a new year's resolution — Canada should become the first country in the world to to create a comprehensive national digital library. The library, which would be fully accessible online, would contain […]
Copyright and Privacy Issues in the News
Professor Geist comments on two of the hottest issues for the coming year — copyright and privacy. In a Silicon Valley North piece, he assesses the current reform situation, while in a Globe and Mail article he notes the issues raised by email privacy in the workplace.
Amazon v. Corbis decision
The Year in Canadian Tech Law From A to Z
My weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) contains an annual A to Z review of the top stories in Canadian Internet, privacy, and technology law. The column highlights several leading cases and policy initiatives including copyright and privacy decisions as well as […]