Canada's Copyright Board issued its private copying decision earlier today. Professor Geist comments in this CNET article on the peer-to-peer elements of the decision in which the Board ruled that the private copying exemption covers downloading on P2P networks under certain circumstances.
Fair Dealing by Giulia Forsythe (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/dRkXwP
Professor Geist participated in a roundtable on copyright reform at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Annual Meeting in Quebec city on November 10th. The panel featured several members of the House of Commons Standing Committee which recently held hearings on the issue. see: Will Copyright Treaty Benefit Canadians? also see: […]
Quebec City, QC link
Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines the issue of Canadian ratification of the WIPO Internet treaties in light of a recent parliamentary committee's demand for ratification within months. The column argues that Canada enjoys a last mover advantage by […]