Michael GeistMichael Geist is the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at University of Ottawa. He has written numerous articles and reports on the Internet and law, and is an internationally syndicated columnist on technology law issues. He is the editor of several technology law publications, and the author of a popular blog on Internet and intellectual property law issues.


Dr. Geist serves on the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Expert Advisory Board, on the Canadian Digital Information Strategy’s Review Panel and the Electronic Frontier Foundation Advisory Board, among others. He has received numerous awards for his work including the EFF's Pioneer Award and Canarie’s IWAY Public Leadership Award for his contribution to the development of the Internet in Canada. [Download the full video]