McGill Law – The Internet and Privacy

Hiya LAWG 534 students!

Please note most of the documents linked to below will open in new tabs / windows. Some Zip files and PowerPoint presentations will open a download window. Lots of times this will depend on your browser.

Have a great day!

AM

Fall 2018 

Admin crap:

Here’s the latest class syllabus (October 13, 2018, v9 – update to class materials list class 7)

And the sign-up sheet for presentations (Google spreadsheet)

Class 1 – Sept 4 – A Series of Tubes

Supplementary Reading (PDF)

Steve Bissonnette of Plank Multimedia presentation slides (PDF)

Audio recording of class

Class 2 – Sept 11 – “Does Anyone Govern the Internet? A look at internet subject matter jurisdiction and net neutrality”

Required and Supplemental Readings (Zip file download)

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 3 – Sept 18 – “Hands Off My Stuff – Copyright (and other IP) on the Internet, and territorial jurisdiction and other preliminary matters”

Required readings (Zip file download)

Supplemental readings (Zip file download)

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 4 – Sept 25 – “Introduction to Privacy and Data Protection Law in Canada” (scheduled)  – “Finishing Class 3” (actual)

Required and supplemental readings (Zip File Download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint Slides, edited version just the Class 3 finish stuff (.pptx, will download)

Class 5 – October 2 – “Introduction to Privacy and Data Protection Law in Canada” (seriously this time!)

The materials – see class 4 above!

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 6 – October 9 – “Surviving the Mean Tweets of Montreal – Defamation in the internet Age”

Required and supplemental readings (Zip File Download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 7 – October 23 – “SPAM SPAM SPAM EGGS SAUSAGE AND SPAM – When selling you stuff online clashes with your privacy rights” (Guest lecturer Maître Eloïse Gratton)

Required readings (Zip file download)

Me Gratton’s Slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio Recording of Class

Class 8 – October 30- “My Image is My Own – Rights to your image and reputation online and ‘revenge porn'”

Required and Supplemental Readings (Zip file download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 9 – November 6 – “Forget Me Not? – the Right to Be Forgotten in Europe (and Canada?) and Introduction to European Data Protection”

Required and Supplemental Readings (Zip file download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 10 – November 13 – “Litigating in the Information Technology and Internet Spheres” with Me Kristian Brabander and “Expression and Access to Justice in the Digital Age” with Prof. Karen Eltis

Readings for Prof. Eltis’ Presentation (Zip file download)

Please note there are no slides for this class (well there were, but nothing substantive on them)

Please note that there is no audio recording of this class, as the guest speakers did not want their talks recorded

Class 11 – November 20 – “Introduction to the substantive law of cybercrime in Canada” and “Call the lawyers – the data has been breached!” with Guest speaker Maître Antoine Aylwin

Readings (Zip file download)

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 12 – November 27 – “Finishing up a whole bunch of stuff” and Me Kate Wilson, Legal Counsel, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Here’s a link to the one reading you won’t do (PDF, will open in new tab)

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Kate Wilson’s slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio Recording of class

That’s all folks! Good luck in your exams and papers 


Fall 2017 ARCHIVE

(NOTE: The course at the time was called “Cybersecurity and Privacy”, but the materials were roughly the same)

Class 1 – Sept 5 – A Series of Tubes

Warren Wilansky of Plank Multimedia presentation slides (PDF)

Audio recording of class (starts 5 minutes late, sorry!)

Class 2 – Sept 12 – “Does Anyone Govern the Internet? A look at internet subject matter jurisdiction and net neutrality”

Class 2 September 12 materials (link to page with Zip file)

Supplementary readings, “Freedom on the Net – Canada Report 2017” by Allen Mendelsohn (PDF)

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class (which I F*d up again! forget to restart after the break, so Aliah’s presentation did not get recorded)

Class 3 – Sept 19 – “Hands Off My Stuff – Copyright (and other IP) on the Internet, and territorial jurisdiction and other preliminary matters”

Required Readings (Zip file download)

Supplementary materials (Zip file download)

Note! I did not include the full judgment in Norwich (in the supplementary materials) because it is ridiculous. I excerpted the important part.

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class (not bad this time, I only forgot to pause it at the break)

Class 4 – Sept 26 – “Introduction to Privacy and Data Protection Law in Canada”

All readings including the supplemental one (Zip file download)

A reminder to please make sure you have the “Sample privacy policy” with you in class as I will be doing something with it. Though you should also read it in advance. It is a required reading after all! :-p

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 5 – October 3 – “Surviving the Mean Tweets of Montreal – Defamation in the internet Age”

Required and Supplemental Readings (Zip file download)

Andy’s presentation Grant v. Torstar (external link to prezi)

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Audio recording of class

Class 6 – October 10 – “My Image is My Own – Rights to your image and reputation online and revenge porn”

Required and Supplemental Readings (Zip file download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 7 – October 24 – Introduction to Cybersecurity and Cybercrime

Guest speaker Alana Maurushat

Prof. Maurushat’s slides (PDF)

Audio recording of class

Class 8 – October 31 – [[Expression and Access to Justice in the Digital Age – Actual class]] – Introduction to the substantive law of cybercrime in Canada

Guest speaker Karen Eltis

Readings (Zip file download)

Audio recording of class

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 9 – November 7 – SPAM SPAM SPAM EGGS SAUSAGE AND SPAM – When selling you stuff online clashes with your privacy rights

Guest speaker: Maître Eloïse Gratton

Readings (Zip file download)

Maitre Gratton’s PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 10 – A whole bunch of important and fun tech and internet stuff

Audio Recording of class (note – only the furst half of class, Me Brabander did not want his portion recorded)

My PowerPoint slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 11 – Forget Me Not? – the Right to Be Forgotten in Europe (and Canada?) and Introduction to European Data Protection

Readings (pretty big Zip file download of everything)

Audio Recording of class

My PowerPoint Slides (.pptx, will download)

Class 12 – We did it for the lulz – Cybersecurity from the hackers’ perspective

Guest speaker: Prof. Gabriella Coleman

Class materials (.zip file, will  download)


Have a great day!

AM

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