Canada Research Chair in Information Law, Full Professor, University of Ottawa
Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is the author or co-author of several books, including Canadian Trademark Law (2d edition, LexisNexis 2015), and Electronic Commerce and Internet Law in Canada, (CCH Canadian Ltd. 2012) (winner of the 2013 Walter Owen Book Prize). She is a past member of the External Advisory Committee of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and of the Canadian Government Advisory Committee on Open Government. She is a member of the GEOTHINK research partnership, and has written widely in the areas of intellectual property law, law and technology, and privacy.
Table Hosts pose a question related to digital citizenship and their own work in order to spark discussion in small groups of 8-9 participants over lunch.
Does full digital citizenship also mean full data sovereignty, that is, unimpeachable personal control over our information and data? This session will explore ways citizens can be empowered through greater control of their data. Among the questions that will be explored: Should Canadians have stronger data protections and greater control over data collected about us? […]