McGill Law Cybersecurity and Privacy

Hiya!

Please note most these documents will open in new tabs / windows. Some Zip files and PowerPoint presentations will open a download window.

Admin crap:

Here’s the updated class syllabus October 17 (v6), with updated schedule (PDF)

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

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)


Have a great day!

AM

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