Friday, January 27, 2012 | Categories: Blog |
During all the recent debate about SOPA, it was hard not to notice how much we as Canadians can be affected by legislative decisions made in the U.S., particularly when it comes to the globalized realm of the Internet. That's why I wanted to talk to Byron Holland. He's President and CEO of CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority. As he described it to me, CIRA is responsible for "all things .ca" and that "one of our roles is to promote .ca's interests in the global Internet ecosystem". I wanted to get his take on managing copyright, and what we as Canadians can (and can't) do in this international 'ecosystem'.
You can hear the full, uncut interview below, or download the MP3. [runs 18:57]