Professor Michael Geist and CIPPIC Intervened Before the House of Commons to discuss PIPEDA

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Last week, Michael Geist, as an individual, and Tamir Israel, for the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. The Committee is currently engaged in a  review of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Dr. Michael Geist, a member of the Centre, is a Full Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.

Tamir Israel is a Staff Lawyer at CIPPIC - the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, a law and technology clinic based at the Centre for Law, Technology & Society at the University of Ottawa. 

 
  • The opening comments of Michael Geist are available here.
  • The audio recording of the Tuesday hearing is available here.

 

  • The audio recording of the Thursday hearing is available here.

 

Prof. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Teresa Scassa and Valerie Steeves, members of the CLTS, also appeared in the previous weeks before the Committee.

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