April 15, 2011 by Brian Parker
Brian Parker is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and currently enrolled in the course Law & Social Change: Law & Music, in Winter 2011. As part of the course requirements, students are asked to write a blog on a topic of their choice.
Uncertainty in the efficacy of current Canadian copyright legislation to address online file sharing may be rooted in an incompatibility between the traditional approach to copyright and music in the digital age. Internet Service Providers may provide a vital conduit through which a modernised notion of copyright could signal the end of illegal music piracy in Canada.