The Toronto Star has been publishing an excellent series of articles by Kate Taylor on Canadian culture in a digital age – the series is a great demonstration of the potential power of long-form journalism. A couple of particular highlights for me were the discussion about the need for "Canadian content" radio regulations in light of the sense that the Canadian music industry has matured to the point where such content mandates may no longer be required, and "The downloading debate: when it comes to copyright, it’s impossible to satisfy everyone", whose title pretty much speaks for itself. With respect to the latter article, Chris Castle has posted a response to the proposal raised by Eddie Schwartz for an internet-wide music licensing scheme.
About Bob Tarantino
Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.