Michael Geist

The Copyright Pentalogy: How the Supreme Court of Canada Shook the Foundations of Canadian Copyright Law

The Copyright Pentalogy: How the Supreme Court of Canada Shook the Foundations of Canadian Copyright Law

By / 2 Oct, 2020 /

DIGITAL BOOK. In the summer of 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada issued rulings on five copyright cases in a single day. The cases represent a seismic shift in Canadian copyright law, with the Court providing an unequivocal affirmation that copyright exceptions such as fair dealing should be treated as users’ rights, while emphasizing the need for a technology neutral approach to copyright law.

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Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era

Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era

By / 16 Sep, 2020 /

DIGITAL BOOK. From the effectiveness of accountability and oversight programs to the legal issues raised by metadata collection to the privacy challenges surrounding new technologies, this book explores current issues torn from the headlines with a uniquely Canadian perspective.

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