BC film industry pleased with feds' Netflix announcement (News 1130)
Jeremy de Beer, Faculty of Law, discusses Heritage Minister Melanie Joly's deal with Netflix that will set up a Canadian branch of operations for the company and commits Netflix to investing $500 million over five years in original productions in Canada.
Heritage Minister reveals creation of first-of-its-kind Netflix Canada production company (Mobile Syrup)
This article cites a blog post by Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, commenting on the $500 million CAD Netflix Canada deal announced by federal Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly as part of Canada’s new cultural policy plan.
Bell wants to create piracy blacklist through NAFTA (Mobile Syrup)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, discusses Bell Canada's suggestion of creating an independent agency under the CRTC that would blacklist "egregious piracy sites" that Canadian internet service providers would be required to block.