Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article) highlights the results of an ABA/ICC global Internet jurisdiction study released over the weekend. The survey of nearly 300 companies in 45 different countries found that U.S. companies were far more concerned and pessimistic about Internet […]
The day after the federal court's file sharing discussion, much of the discussion shifted to potential copyright reform in Canada. Professor Geist comments in both the Ottawa Citizen and National Post on the prospect for reform.
Yesterday's federal court decision involving file sharing is attracting global attention with many now labelling Canada a haven for file sharers. In addition to comments in subscription only services such as the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and LA Times, Professor Geist comments in many media sources including USA Today, Toronto […]
Professor Geist comments on CNET and Canadian Press on the stunning Federal Court of Canada decision involving CRIA's request to compel ISPs to disclose the identities of their subscribers. The court denied the motion, ruling that CRIA failed to present the prima facie case needed to warrant disclosure. The court […]
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines the recent Canadian Supreme Court LSUC v. CCH copyright decision. The column argues that the case instantly ranks as one of the strongest pro-user rights decisions from any high court in the world, […]