MEDIA ADVISORY: Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The University of Ottawa Press invites members of the media to a panel discussion and launch of the collection Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era,edited by Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.

WHAT: Panel discussion and book launch: Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era
WHEN: Thursday, June 4, at 4 p.m.
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, Room 4101 (55 Laurier Avenue East | map)

Taking place during the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, this panel will address issues such as “Boomerang” traffic, metadata collection, Canadian surveillance law and the Five Eyes partnership.

Panellists include legal scholars and experts:

Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law and Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa
Craig Forcese, Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa
Tamir Israel, Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, University of Ottawa.
Jonathan Obar, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Media inquiries

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221
danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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