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Adam La France
Worked at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Attended McGill University
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Real talk from Kevin Spacey: "TV" is dead, Content is king. Give the people what they want!
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If a picture's worth a 1000 words, here's 43 000 beautiful ones: http://mashable.com/2013/02/07/2013-sony-world-photography-awards/
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Waste not, want not:  http://vimeo.com/52711779

I look forward to watching the full-length documentary!
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A great montage of Canada as shared by Canadians:
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At next month's International Telecommunications Union conference (more information here: http://bit.ly/P4CBa1), certain countries are proposing to extend Internet governance in ways that could increase access costs, introduce new censorship laws and take away human rights online. 

We're creating a coalition for Internet freedom with organizations and citizens from around the world. Learn more and become a part of this global movement at http://ProtectInternetFreedom.net. 
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YouTube Copyright Basics: proof that even lawyers can be funny and informative at the same time (with the help of some clever puppetry no less):
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 "The new status symbol isn’t what you own--it’s what you’re smart enough not to own."

An interesting read on the rise of sharing models and "dis-ownership": 
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"Send as encrypted message", Hopefully it's Gmail feature rolling out in the near future: 
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I firmly believe that the principle of furthering knowledge through a diversity of thought and participation is what underlies the truly awesome power of a free and open Internet. 
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By working together and making our voices heard, we can continue to shape Canada's digital policy in the public interest. Many thanks to those at the forefront, +Michael Geist 
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186 people
Steve Bosworth's profile photo
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Luke Brown's profile photo
Jen Simpson's profile photo
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  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
    Articling Student, 2012 - 2013
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
    Law Student, 2012 - 2012
  • Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
    Policy Intern, 2011 - 2011
  • Club Med
    Watersports Instructor, 2008 - 2009
  • Cooper Boating
    Cruising Instructor, 2008 - 2008
  • UBC Sailing Club
    Sailing Instructor, 2008 - 2008
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Lawyer, sailor & life-long learner. Enjoying the view from the shoulders of giants.
Introduction
I'm a business lawyer building my legal practice in the fields of Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Internet Policy.

I'm also an accomplished sailor with extensive certification and teaching experience in an array of locations (British West Indies, Atlantic & Pacific Oceans, Great Lakes).

Fully fluent in English and French - conversation, reading & writing.
Education
  • McGill University
    LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) & B.C.L. (Bachelor of Civil Law), 2009 - 2012
  • Carleton University
    BA, Human Rights & Law, 2003 - 2007
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