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8 Aug 2022, 5:55 am by Michael Geist
Credits: CBC News: The National, Rogers CEO Grilled About Network Outage The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 138: John Lawford on the Legal, Regulatory and Policy Responses to the Rogers Outage appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
1 Aug 2022, 4:25 pm by Michel-Adrien
In the most recent LawBytes podcast, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist talks with his colleague Jeremy de Beer about the July 15, 2022 Supreme Court of Canada decision Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. [read post]
25 Jul 2022, 5:58 am by Michael Geist
ESA, the Supreme Court’s Latest Endorsement of Copyright Balance and Technological Neutrality appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
25 Jul 2022, 1:54 am by INFORRM
The Michael Geist blog avers that the judgment can be read on at least four levels: (1) as a repudiation of SOCAN’s effort to establish a new, additional royalty for the “making available” of music; (2) as a confirmation of the importance of technological neutrality and copyright balance; (3) as an example of the flexibility associated with implementing the WIPO Internet treaties, and (4) as the undeniable entrenchment of Canadian copyright jurisprudence that now… [read post]
20 Jul 2022, 6:43 am by Michael Geist
For much of the past two decades, copyright groups have steadfastly sought to deny what the Supreme Court of Canada has repeatedly endorsed, namely that the purpose of Canadian copyright law is to serve the public interest by balancing users’ and authors’ rights. [read post]
19 Jul 2022, 6:49 am by Michael Geist
The post Why The Government’s “Policy Intentions” For Bill C-11 Don’t Trump the Actual Text appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
18 Jul 2022, 6:00 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes:Expert Advisory Group on Online Safety Credits:CPAC, Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez Announces New Online Safety Advisory Panel The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 135: Co-Chair Emily Laidlaw on the Work of the Government’s Expert Advisory Group on Online Safety appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
13 Jul 2022, 7:03 am by Michael Geist
Warns Canada About Online Streaming Act Concerns appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
11 Jul 2022, 3:10 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes:CRTC, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-175 Credits:CBC The National, Radio-Canada Personalities Ask Broadcaster to Fight N-Word Ruling The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 134: Monica Auer on CRTC Governance, Content Regulation and the Radio-Canada Decision appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
10 Jul 2022, 6:11 am by Michael Geist
The post Responding to the Rogers Outage: Time to Get Serious About Competition, Consumer Rights, and Communications Regulation appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
7 Jul 2022, 6:57 am by Michael Geist
The post Unequal Speech: How to Explain the Contradictory Criticism of the CRTC Radio-Canada Decision and Support for Bill C-11 appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
5 Jul 2022, 7:27 am by Michael Geist
The post The Freedom of Expression Wake Up Call: Why the CRTC’s Radio-Canada Ruling Eviscerates the Defence of Bill C-11 appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
4 Jul 2022, 6:48 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes: Bill S-7, An Act to Amend the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act Credits: CTV News, CBSA and Cellphones: What to Know Before Crossing the Border The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 133: Michael Nesbitt on How the Senate Pushed Back Against a Government Bill on Searching Digital Devices at the Border appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
30 Jun 2022, 6:45 am by Michael Geist
The post CRTC Ruling Signals How Bill C-11 Could Be Used To Regulate Internet Content appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
26 Jun 2022, 4:06 pm by INFORRM
Canada It has been confirmed that Bill C-11 can be used to pressure Internet Platforms to manipulate algorithms, the Michael Geist blog reports. [read post]
26 Jun 2022, 5:55 am by Michael Geist
Credits:CPAC, Federal Ministers Outline Government’s New Privacy Legislation – June 16, 2022 The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 132: Ryan Black on the Government’s Latest Attempt at Privacy Law Reform appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]