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.