11th Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture on Privacy

Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to present:


11th Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture on Privacy

Ari Ezra Waldman:
Privacy, Trust, and Safe Social Spaces

Click here to watch the recording


Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 5pm
Fauteux Hall, Room 147 
57 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, ON


RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/dgm2018 before February 20



What makes online social spaces safe? For marginalized populations, particularly LGBTQ internet users, online social spaces aren’t safe. That is because norms of disclosure are not balanced by norms of trust backed by law. In this talk, Professor Ari Ezra Waldman will discuss new empirical research on sharing and disclosure among queer populations online and show how even though the law aggressively protects sharing in other socially beneficial spaces, it ignores the digital aspects of our social lives.


About the speaker

Ari Ezra Waldman is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology and the Founder and Director of the Institute for CyberSafety at New York Law School. He is an affiliate scholar at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy. Professor Waldman researches how law and technology mediate social relationships, focusing on privacy, technology design, and cyberharassment. His first book, Privacy As Trust, which develops for a new understanding of privacy based on trust and argues that information shared in contexts of trust should still be considered private, will be published by Cambridge University Press in April. His articles have or will soon be published in leading law reviews, including the Cornell Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, and many others. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A. from Harvard College.


A reception will follow at the Tsampalieros Atrium (3rd floor).


This is a free event. However, registration is required.
However, attendees can donate online to the Centre (click here) whatever they think is fair.


This event will be in English only. 
The event will be recorded, and photos may be taken.

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