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6 Jan 2008, 5:54 pm
The Hill Times has a front page article today (for the time being not pay-walled) quoting Michael Geist and I as to how the copyright issue could affect the Conservatives' fortunes in the next election.I was quoted as follows:On his blog, Excess Copyright, Howard Knopf, an intellectual property lawyer, also wrote that copyright could become an election issue as many more people are taking note of the file. [read post]
19 May 2011, 6:14 am by David T.S. Fraser
I couldn't agree more with Michael Geist (see below) that doing so is extremely problematic. [read post]
18 Feb 2009, 6:14 am
Michael Geist will provide detailed ongoing coverage. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
Credits: i24 News, Israeli Gov’t Approves COVID19 Mass Surveillance Measure The post The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 44: Michael Birnhack on Israel’s Use of Cellphone Tracking to Combat the Spread of Coronavirus appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
Credits: i24 News, Israeli Gov’t Approves COVID19 Mass Surveillance Measure The post The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 44: Michael Birnhack on Israel’s Use of Cellphone Tracking to Combat the Spread of Coronavirus appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
11 Jul 2014, 5:08 pm by Howard Knopf
I was honoured on July 9, 2014 to participate with Michael Geist and others in an event organized by  EFF and its partners in the Our Fair Deal coalition to brief invited TPP negotiators about key certain key copyright issues thought to still be in play in this sadly secret process. [read post]
9 Jan 2008, 9:21 am
The government of the United Kingdom is embarking on a public consultation on the future of copyright legislation.It looks at many issues of interest to consumers and libraries, such as private copying, distance education, digital preservation, etc.Comment about the process from University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist:"From a process perspective, the UK government has just provided a blueprint for how [Canadian Industry Minister Jim] Prentice should address the… [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 6:50 am by Howard Knopf
Michael Geist reports that the CBC has banned Creative Commons music on the radio.Next, will they ban public domain music such as Bach and Mozart and public domain drama, such as Shakespeare and Shaw? [read post]
30 Apr 2007, 7:46 am
According to a Government of Saskatchewan press release from a couple of months ago (which I've only now found out about, thanks to Michael Geist): Residents and visitors to the downtown business districts and post-secondary institutions of Saskatchewan's four largest centres will soon be able to access the country's largest wireless Internet network, free-of-charge. [read post]
19 Sep 2009, 9:05 am
On his blog, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist has posted a final summary of what people have been saying in the online discussion that is part of the Canadian government's copyright consultation:"Throughout the copyright consultation, I've been assisted by University of Ottawa student Frances Munn, who has been tracking the discussion in the online forum (...) [read post]
30 Jun 2008, 11:11 pm
Michael Geist of the University of Ottawa law commented today on the new policies by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) regarding individual internet registrants. [read post]
9 May 2007, 12:14 pm
In a post on his blog today, Michael Geist challenges both Warner Bros. and the Globe and Mail's coverage of the former's claims about Canada's contributions to movie piracy. [read post]
12 Jan 2009, 5:46 am
Michael Geist has beaten me to the punch on the subject of the forthcoming Obama visit to Canada. [read post]
14 Aug 2006, 1:17 pm
Michael Geist's blog tells us that the Canadian Library Association's  (CLA) criticism of Captain Copyright is generating discussion in Canada this week. [read post]
2 Aug 2008, 11:08 am
On July 28, 2008 Michael Geist reported in the Toronto Star that: According to documents obtained under the Access to Information Act and reported here for the first time, the government has been crafting an Intellectual Property and Trade Advisory Group. [read post]
10 Jun 2013, 5:30 am by Barry Sookman
Google in spotlight again for links to criminal websites http://t.co/CvZPCTGY4Q -> Michael Geist – Why Canadians Should Be Demanding Answers About Secret Surveillance Programs http://t.co/XI1cRMcIEb -> Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-06-09: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-06-… http://t.co/Q2SjWSGBIg -> Privacy Tradeoffs are Inevitable to Keep Nation Safe, Obama Says http://t.co/OF2T3gJkEj -> [read post]
31 Mar 2009, 4:55 pm
Michael Geist, Duncan Bucknell and Warwick Rothnie are reporting on a G20 agreement on a World Intellectual Property Court under the aegis of WIPO, the website of which is modestly silent on the remarkable development. [read post]
4 May 2016, 5:45 am by Michael Geist
  The post The TPP, IP, and Digital Policy: My CABE Presentation appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
9 Nov 2008, 5:12 pm
HK PS - Hat tip to Michael Geist - Canwest Global TV seems to [read post]