Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar With Google Canada's Policy Counsel

The Education Committee of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) will soon be holding another session in its CALL Webinar Series.

Jacob Glick, Google's Canada Policy Counsel, will be talking about The Unified Theory of Everything (in Information Policy) on Tuesday December 7, 2010 from 1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m. EST.

The registration forms and details regarding costs can be found on the CALL website in the Professional Development section:
"Jacob Glick is part of a global policy team, working with academics, civil society, industry and government to keep the Internet awesome. He regularly writes, presents, blogs and tweets on issues related to privacy, intellectual property, telecommunication and broadcasting regulation, online advertising, and innovation policy (...)"

"A simple insight -- the policy debates in Canada over the last two years around net neutrality, Canadian content online, copyright reform, the digital TV transition, the future of local TV and anti-spam legislation are all reflections of a single technological and business transformation: the convergence of everything to the open internet. This convergence has led to unparalleled innovation, consumer choice and competition. Policy should seek to protect and promote the open internet rather than distort it to protect existing business models or technologies."

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