Recently, the Canadian government’s consultation on reform to the Copyright Board of Canada closed with a plan for reform expected to be unveiled in the coming months. Professor Michael Geist, member of the Centre, and the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) provided their recommendations on the consultations regarding options for reform to the Copyright Board.
On September 27, 2017, Prof Michael Geist, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI).
Open AIR invites proposals for short-term research projects that address their research questions on African innovation through the lens of gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, and inclusion of marginalized communities. Researchers will conduct their projects while based at one or more of Open AIR’s institutional hubs in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Cairo, Lagos, Abuja, and Ottawa.
On September 13, 2017, Prof Marina Pavlović, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN).
Yet another reason to take tech law courses at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of law! Professor Ian Kerr, member of the CLTS, has been chosen as a recipient of one of the University of Ottawa’s 2016-2017 Excellence in Education Prizes, recognizing the quality of his teaching, the importance of his contribution to University programs, and the respect he has earned from colleagues and students.
The Centre's Canada Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) and the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) have earned a grant from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to produce a guidebook and online resource to help people protect their privacy and personal data when crossing the U.S.-Canada border.