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 […]
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Copyright Reform is Not a Spectator Sport
Professor Geist publishes a column in the Canadian Association of University Teachers monthly bulletin on Canadian copyright reform that urges the academic community to get involved in the process. The column argues that the proposed reforms pose significant dangers to the Canadian education community and outlines several potential positive alternatives.
Copyright Reform and Canadian Education
Professor Geist's latest Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) assesses the consequences of a recent Canadian parliamentary committee report on copyright reform. The report recommends swift ratification of the WIPO treaties, increased potential liability for ISPs, and the prospect for a new extended […]
Old Copyright Law And New Technologies: Canadian Copyright Reform In The Digital Age
Old Copyright Law And New Technologies: Canadian Copyright Reform In The Digital Age, Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 69-101 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press) (email for copy) (2001)