Tag: FairPlay Canada

FairPlay copyright blocking proposal: my presentation at the Fordham IP conferenceFairPlay copyright blocking proposal: my presentation at the Fordham IP conference



I had the pleasure to speak at the 26th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference. In my opinion, this is the best IP conference. My topic was Canada’s Fairplay’s Website-Blocking Plan: What is it and is it consistent with international norms and principles including requirements for proportionality, rights to freedom ...

Fact checking Michael Geist’s criticisms of the FairPlay site blocking proposalFact checking Michael Geist’s criticisms of the FairPlay site blocking proposal



The FairPlay coalition comprising more than 25 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of members of Canada’s creative community made a reasonable proposal to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canada’s telecommunications and broadcast regulator, to address the scourge of online copyright infringement.[1] … ...