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Digital Copyright Law

In Digital Copyright Law, Professor Hutchison identifies and analyzes the many novel legal issues that often arise in this area of growing importance. This book assesses the developing law … 251 View

Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

Independent experts analyze often-controversial schemes from Nunavut to Montreal to Toronto’s failed Sidewalk Labs waterfront scheme

"Smart cities" use surveillance, big data processing and interactive technologies to reshape urban life. Transit riders can see the bus coming on a map on their phones. Cities can … ; 200 View
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Introduction

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Introduction to the legal community and educated laypersons the issues arising from the effect of digital technologies on Canadian copyright law. 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

Smart Cities in Canada

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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The introduction provides a general definition of what constitutes a “Smart City” as well as exploring what prompted the authors of this title to write about smart cities in Canada. ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Interpretive Dimensions

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Consideration of approaches to statutory interpretation, particularly technological neutrality, used in response to challenges posed by digital technologies. 30 $3.00 Add
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Smart Cities as a Civic Leaders’ Survivor Game

The Lure of Innovation in a Competitive World

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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Chapter 1 explores what leads municipal governments to persue smart city projects, whether they are seen as a quick and easy fix to deeper underlying infrastructure and urban planning issues, and … 15 $1.50 Add
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Authored Works

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Discussion of the rights of reproduction, telecommunication, distribution, and authorization given to original literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic works of authorship, including moral rights. 42 $4.20 Add
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The Selling of Toronto’s Smart City

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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Chapter 1 explores the stakeholders who initially pitched the partnership between the city of Toronto and Google’s urban planning division Sidewalk Labs. 16 $1.60 Add
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(Pseudo-) Participation in Smart City Planning

Sidewalk Labs’ Fraught Toronto Foray

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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Chapter 2 explores the factors that must be present for a smart cities project to be responsible and effective and then asses whether the Sidewalk Labs project in Toronto met any of these criteria. 16 $1.60 Add
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Neighbouring Rights and Collective Management

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Discussion of rights arising from performances, sound recordings, and broadcasts, and of the legal regime of collective management administering those neighbouring rights and copyright. 18 $1.80 Add
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Ownership, Licensing, Registration, and Infringement

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Discussion of who is entitled to own copyright, circumstances in which registration is advantageous, licensing or selling of a copyright interest, contracting out of statutory provisions, the … 20 $2.00 Add
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Privatized Policymaking on Toronto’s Waterfront

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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Chapter 4 explores how smart cities projects allow private companies to shape municipal policies to suit their own interests as opposed to the interests of the population. 15 $1.50 Add
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An Activist Perspective on the Sidewalk Project

From: Smart Cities in Canada: Digital Dreams, Corporate Designs

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Chapter 5 explores the impact of Toronto’s Sidewalk Labs project from the perspective of Labour organization and activism. 11 $1.10 Add
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Technological Protection Measures and Rights Management Information

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Discussion of control and management of copyrights through technological protection measures (digital locks) and rights management information (identification of author, owner or terms of use). 22 $2.20 Add
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Biopatenting and Industrial Policy Discourse

Decoding the Message of Biomedia on the Limits of Agents and Audiences

From: Intellectual Property for the 21st Century

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Patent law has yet to recognize the agency of multiple creators acting jointly with so-called inventors. It operates on the romantic myth of individual creation, ignoring the agency of plants, … 25 $2.50 Add
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User Rights

From: Digital Copyright Law

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Discussion of an interpretive shift from an emphasis on protecting the rights of copyright holders to include protection of rights of purchasers and users of content. 30 $3.00 Add