Michael Geist keynote address at the Nova Scotia Music Week on November 5, 2011.
Remarks by Michael Geist at IDRC's event on Media Piracy in Emerging Economies. ;Talk focuses on Canadian experience as it separates fact from many fictional claims about the state of Canadian copyright law.
Michael Geist's speech on Canadian copyright reform from May 2011 at the Mesh Conference in Toronto. The speech identifies three main pressure points: trade pressure, narrative pressure, and social media pressure. ;All three contribute to the development of Canadian copyright reform over the past few years.
Michael Geist's lecture on the legal requirements to comply with the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Internet treaties. It concludes that Canada has the right under the WIPO Internet treaties to enact rules that link circumvention to actual copyright infringement and to reject the inclusion of comprehensive restrictions on the trafficking of circumvention devices.
An annotated version of Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore's speech on Bill C-32, Canada's copyright reform bill, in which he referred to opponents as "radical extremists." ; Produced by Tamara Winegust and Michael Geist.More information at http://www.speakoutoncopyright.ca
On June 2, 2010, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-32, new copyright reform legislation that would dramatically change the law. Michael Geist gave a lecture on copyright in the Canada the following day and this video is the portion discussing the implications of the bill.