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1 Nov 2021, 6:02 am by Michael Geist
Credits: Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, June 11, 2021 The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 106: Former Canadian Heritage Committee Chair Scott Simms Goes Behind the Scenes of the Bill C-10 Hearing appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
25 Oct 2021, 6:02 am by Michael Geist
Credits: CPAC, NDP MP Charlie Angus Calls for Stronger Regulation of Facebook The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 105: NDP MP Charlie Angus on Canada’s Failed Digital Policy and His Hopes for the Next Parliamentary Session appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
20 Oct 2021, 3:31 pm by Michel-Adrien
In the most recent LawBytes podcast, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist talks to Taylor Owen from McGill University about the Canadian government's plans for Internet regulation:"Facebook has once again found itself in the political spotlight as Frances Haugen, a former data scientist and product manager with the company turned whistleblower, provided the source documents for an explosive investigative series in the Wall Street Journal followed by an… [read post]
18 Oct 2021, 6:02 am by Michael Geist
Credits: CBC News, The National, October 6, 2021 The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 104: Taylor Owen on What the Latest Facebook Revelations Mean for Canada’s Online Harms Legislative Plans appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
17 Oct 2021, 4:03 am by INFORRM
In his podcast, Michael Geist has considered highly significant developments to Quebec’s privacy laws in the passing of Bill 64. [read post]
4 Oct 2021, 6:03 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes:Bill 64 on Modernizing Quebec privacy law – Why It Matters and How to Prepare for It Credits: Canadian Press, Bains Explains Update to Canada’s Digital Privacy Law The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 103: Privacy Reform Comes to Canada – Chantal Bernier on the Passage of Quebec’s Bill 64 appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
1 Oct 2021, 7:01 am by Michael Geist
Online Harms Consultations Submissions Organizations Access NowCanadian Civil Liberties AssociationCanadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)Citizen Lab (Cynthia Khoo, Lex Gill, Christopher Parsons)Cybersecure Policy ExchangeGlobal Network InitiativeIndependent Press Gallery of CanadaInternet Archive CanadaInternet Society Canada ChapterLEAF – Women’s Legal Education and Action FundOpenMediaRanking Digital Rights Individual Experts Blayne Haggart and Natasha… [read post]
28 Sep 2021, 4:15 pm by Michel-Adrien
 In the most recent LawBytes podcast, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist talks to his colleague Professor Colleen Flood about the legal, ethical, privacy, and policy issues surrounding vaccine passports:"Vaccine passports or certificates launched in Ontario last week, a development welcomed by some and strongly opposed by others. [read post]
28 Sep 2021, 6:03 am by Michael Geist
The post Failure to Balance Freedom of Expression and Protection from Online Harms: My Submission to the Government’s Consultation on Addressing Harmful Content Online appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
27 Sep 2021, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes: Vaccine Passports/Certificates: Law, Ethics & PolicyWilson & Flood, Implementing Digital Passports for SARS-CoV-2 Immunization in CanadaFlood, Krishnamurthy, Wilson, Please Show Your Vaccination Certificate Credits: CityNews, Day One of Ontario’s Vaccine Passport The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 102: Colleen Flood on the Legal, Ethical and Policy Implications of Vaccine Passports appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
20 Sep 2021, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
Credits: Global News, Canada Election: How are the Parties Planning to Tackle Cellphone Affordability The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 101: OpenMedia’s Laura Tribe on Digital Policy and the 2021 Canadian Election appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
14 Sep 2021, 5:34 pm by Michel-Adrien
In his 100th LawBytes podcast, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist talks to Osgoode Hall Law School Professor David Vaver about the history of copyright in Canada:"The recipient of the Order of Canada, Professor Vaver provided the scholarly grounding for the emergence of user rights in copyright in Canada and around the world. [read post]
13 Sep 2021, 6:02 am by Michael Geist
The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 100: David Vaver With a Masterclass on Copyright and User Rights appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
2 Sep 2021, 6:12 am by Michael Geist
The post The Liberal Election Platform: Government Picks Internet Regulation Over Internet Affordability appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
25 Aug 2021, 4:00 am by Martin Kratz
The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) is a copyright collective meaning that it manages certain rights on behalf of copyright holders. [read post]
23 Aug 2021, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes: Canadian Heritage, Technical Paper on Online Harms Credits: Canada 2020, Democracy in the Digital Age: Addressing Online Harms The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 99: “They Just Seemed Not to Listen to Any of Us” – Cynthia Khoo on the Canadian Government’s Online Harms Consultation appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
17 Aug 2021, 5:50 am by Michael Geist
The post The Conservative Election Platform: Freedom of Expression Commitment Tainted By Support for Payments for Links, Restrictions on Fair Dealing appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]
10 Aug 2021, 1:44 pm by Corynne McSherry
Professor Michael Geist, who has been doing crucial work covering this and other bad internet proposals coming out of Canada, notes that the government has shown little interest in hearing what Canadians think of the plans. [read post]
9 Aug 2021, 6:02 am by Michael Geist
Show Notes: PIAC Letter to the CRTC Re: Low Cost Wireless Plans Credits: CBC News, CRTC Examines Wireless Costs, Options The post The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 97: John Lawford on Why the CRTC Should Take Action on Inadequate Low-Cost Wireless Plans appeared first on Michael Geist. [read post]