Michael Geist

2.2.18

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.

11.28.17

How America Rolling Back Net Neutrality Will Affect the Rest of the World

The net neutrality regulations could seriously hamper innovation and the growth of new businesses all over the world.

11.10.16

Time Is Running Out for Obama to Pass the TPP Before Trump is President

Trump puts the controversial trade deal at risk, so lawmakers are scrambling.

2.3.16

The Internet-Transforming, Environment-Destroying TPP Has Been Signed

The controversial trade deal continues to rumble on.

1.8.16

Why Canada's Telecom Regulator Is Suddenly Acting More Like the Cops

We're officially in the middle of a crackdown.

10.9.15

Internet Providers Would Be Forced to Block Filesharing Sites Under TPP

Final text of the trade deal says ISPs may block filesharing sites, experts say.

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8.5.15

New Trans-Pacific Partnership Leak Means ‘Significant Overhaul’ for Canadian Law

The latest TPP leak covers everything from new criminal sanctions to website blocking.

1.14.15

The Canadian Government Is Asking ISPs to Stop Sending Warning Letters for Illegal Downloading

The letters sometimes contain misinformation and threaten legal action that will probably never occur.

12.23.14

Is Canada Going to Successfully Crack Down on Illegal Downloading?

More and more Canadians will be receiving warning letters in 2015 if and when they're caught torrenting a Vin Diesel movie. This coincides with new legislation that could allow ISPs to divulge personal subscriber information to copyright holders.