Slides & Materials

Class 6 Slides & Video – News of the Week & Question of the Week” + “Dating Apps, Personal Information and Privacy” + “GDPR”

Slides and video below. Unquestionably the theme of this class was privacy from industrial surveillance in a modern digital world where what we share can often define who we are or seem to be. Jon

Class 5 Slides & Video – The Honourable Marshall Rothstein C.C., Q.C.; + “Broadcasting & Telecommunications: Origins, Policies & Law Part 1”

Video & slides below. Huge thanks to the Honourable Marshall Rothstein C.C., Q.C. for his generosity in spending so much time with us today talking about his judgment in Reference re Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-167 and Broadcasting Order CRTC 2010-168, 2012 SCC 68, [2012] 3 S.C.R. 489 and its ramifications. During our discussions today we mentioned […]

Class 4 Slides & Video – “The Many Meanings of Broadcasting”

Slides and video below. Also below you will find  the video we watched in class of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivering her internet trends report at the 2017 Code Conference. Below that is her 2018 report presentation. Finally, the world changing technology ideas brainstormed were (in particular order other than receipt): […]

Class 3 Slides & Video – “The Roles of Communications & Content in Defining Justice, Sovereignty & Culture” 

Video & slides below. Also below you will find the video  we didn’t get to watch “Lessons from fashion’s free culture” which addresses question of  the conditions required for optimal creative eco-systems. Since so much of what broadcasting, telecommunications, and the internet carry and facilitate is “creative”, any deeper analysis of the roles of regulation […]

Class 2 Slides & Video – “Mapping Communications Law 1.0 & 2.0: A Topology”

Video & slides  below. Edited out the part where everyone introduced themselves both for privacy and time reasons. Trust that is not a problem. Jon

Class 1 Slides & Video – “Communications Law: Introducing the Course”

Here are this weeks video & slides… The video unfortunately starts a minute or so after convening the class, and does not have the slides separately broken out as is usually the case with Allard lecture capture. There is a bit of a story and adventure worth recounting that explains all of the above… The […]

“Life As A Game: Legal Consequences of A.I. Individuated MEdia” @ More Than Just Game lV, April 5, 2018, London U.K.

This past week I once again had the pleasure of giving a talk at fourth annual “More Than A Game ” conference in the U.K. As seems to always be the case, the ideas for the talk were germinated during this course as well as during Video Game Law during the fall semester. So considerable […]