Readings for Emma, Madison, Laura, & Amory

Hi everyone! Myself, Madison Dutkiewicz, Amory Hall, and Laura Danton will be posting our presentation next week, entitled: The Impacts of Bill C-10/11 on Streaming Services. In preparation we have two articles for you all to read. Firstly, we have an Article by Rachel Gilmore of Global News, examining Bills C-10 and C-11 and how […]

Presentation: Internet Regulation – the Online Safety Bill

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 […]

Social Media: A boon or a Bane for democracy

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 […]

PIPEDA Reform in the Age of AI

Hi! Here’s my presentation on PIPEDA Reform in the Age of AI for next week. For some background, here’s a brief summary of PIPEDA: PIPEDA in 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: […]

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation Petitions Trudeau to Defund the CBC

A petition for a relevant issue in relation to Communications Law. See below. 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 […]

Ghanaian arrested and subsequently charged for “treason felony” over Facebook post

Here is a link to latest news on a Ghanaian facing treason charges over Facebook post he made.

Article: “Sony built an AI that can beat you at video games, with honor”

Here’s the article: The most interesting part of this article to me is the following: “experts say Sophy’s achievements stand out in its capacity to behave aggressively, yet still fairly, and to observe the gamers’ code of conduct beyond just the letter of the law—in other words, to embody the subtle nuances of human […]