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Friday, September 24 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Pump Up the Volume: The Importance of Listening to Stakeholders in Copyright Reform and Regulation

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Modern attempts to control the flow of information and culture are being influenced not by creators of information and culture but by corporate lobbyists who want to own it. US lobbyists have influenced the development of copyright in South Africa and Canada this year. Creators and especially Indigenous peoples should be consulted on ways to foster and protect their cultural production. Education should be a two-way street: Creators need to understand their rights and alternatives, but those creating those rights and alternatives must also be educated by the creators.

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Lisa Macklem

Lecturer and PhD Candidate, University of Western Ontario
Lisa Macklem is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Western Ontario whose research focuses on digital content delivery, IP, and the Entertainment Industry. She focuses on issues of access, copyright, and technology. "Fair Dealing, Online Teaching and Technological Neutrality... Read More →

Friday September 24, 2021 5:30pm - 6:00pm UTC