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Presenters: Alex Farrant, Dylan Bell, Michael Hopton, Seb Lloyd & Melanie Heathman Please read this article: https://www.michaelgeist.ca/2022/02/not-ready-for-prime-time/ It is a quick and interesting read about user-generated content and Bill C-11.
Hi everyone, Adam, Will, and I (Amit) made a video presentation on the topic of internet regulation and the upcoming Online Safety Bill in the UK. In this video we talk about what this bill is about, the landscape that has prompted this bill, how the bill is designed/to be enforced, and comparable laws in […]
Hi guys, Skye, Kirsty and I (Molly) are looking forward to presenting in class tomorrow. Democratization is defined as a transformation of political institutions that leads to the establishment and expansion of democratic institutions in a political system, and there is certainly no doubt that social media, albeit a recent phenomenon has a profound effect […]
Hi! Here’s my presentation on PIPEDA Reform in the Age of AI for next week. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1yIBCDGmB4WHBtsJmZVOEiSWrbWtqTAyEqcO4lU6Bgxw/edit?usp=sharing For some background, here’s a brief summary of PIPEDA: PIPEDA in brief https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topics/privacy-laws-in-canada/the-personal-information-protection-and-electronic-documents-act-pipeda/pipeda_brief/ If you are interested in the subject of data privacy and AI, feel free to check out the proposed reforms here: A Regulatory Framework for AI: […]
Hi all, I came across this article from WIRED which discusses the use of governance tokens in web3 as a means of democratizing moderation and providing users more control over platforms. However, the article also highlights that since governance tokens are typically dispersed based on how much money users have invested in a platform, the […]
A petition for a relevant issue in relation to Communications Law. See below. https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/defund-the-cbc-and-end-media-bailout To Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: The CBC costs taxpayers more than $1 billion per year and the federal government is giving media organizations a $600-million bailout. Taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to fund the CBC and other media organizations. We should be […]
If at all possible please listen in advance…Click on the image to get to the podcast. Thanks, Jon