Videos from Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Athens, Greece 30 October – 2 November 2006

IGF Workshop on Access to Knowledge (A2K) and Freedom of Expression 2 November 2006

 

Why Sun Microsystems Supports Open Standards 00:59

Susan Struble from IT Standardization and Strategy at Sun Microsystems advocating for expanded adoption of Open Standards at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the "Access to Knowledge" workshop.

 

IP in the Industrial Age vs the Information Age 01:28

Robin Gross of IP Justice and Mary Wong, Professor of Law at Franklin Pierce Law Center and the IP Academy of Singapore discuss the appropriate balance for Intellectual Property Rights in the Information Age at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

 

Why Sun Microsystems Supports Freedom of Expression 02:27

Susan Struble from IT Standardization and Strategy at Sun Microsystems explains how supporting Freedom of Expression and standardized interfaces promotes innovation at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the "Access to Knowledge" workshop.

Google Promotes Balanced IP Laws Online 01:11

Andrew McLaughlin, Head of Global Public Policy at Google discusses the need for balance in digital copyrights at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) Workshop.

 

Interface Control = Customer Control 02:27

Susan Struble from IT Standardization and Strategy at Sun Microsystems discusses how patents on technological interfaces precludes all upstream implementations and variations which limits freedom of expression and innovation.

 

Rebalancing Copyright Law to enhance Freedom of Expression 00:50

Mary Wong, Professor of Law at Franklin Pierce Law Center and the IP Academy of Singapore discusses the need to rebalance Copyright laws to allow for greater degrees of Freedom of Expression at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

 

How Restrictive IP Rights Harm Developing Nations 01:33

Cristiano Berbert from the Government of Brazil discusses how developing nations can be harmed from overly restrictive Intellectual Property rights at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

The Many Layers of Copyright Enforcement 02:07

Mary Wong, a Professor of Law at Franklin Pierce Law Center and the IP Academy of Singapore demystifies the many layers of Copyright enforcement at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) Workshop.

 

Restoring the Balance to Copyright Laws 01:01

Dirk Voorhoof a Professor at Ghent University and Copenhagen University discusses how essential balanced IP rights are to the long-term success of democratic societies and self empowerment at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

Oceans of Freedom with Islands of Copyright 00:50

Dirk Voorhoof a Professor at Ghent University and Copenhagen University discusses the need to transform our thinking away from limited exceptions to Copyright and towards Copyright being a limited exception to freedom at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

A Troubling Expansion of Restrictive IP Rights 01:29

Dirk Voorhoof, Professor at Ghent University and Copenhagen University elaborates on how the recent expansions of IP rights are reducing Access to Knowledge worldwide at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) workshop.

Technical Standards as a Public Good 00:25

Susan Struble from IT Standardization and Strategy at Sun Microsystems discusses how technical standards could evolve into a public good at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Athens Greece during the Access to Knowledge (A2K) Workshop.