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The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 2: ”It’s Time to Modernize the Laws”

The first full length episode of the new LawBytes podcast features a conversation with UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who leads the high profile investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Denham, who previously served as Assistant Commissioner with the federal privacy office and as the British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner, reflected on her years in Canada, particularly the Canadian Facebook investigation and concerns with the Google Buzz service. Denham emphasized the need for Canadian legislative reform in order to address today’s privacy challenges. Denham was recently appointed chair of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, which she expects will increasingly focus on global privacy standards.

The podcast can be downloaded here and is embedded below. Subscribe to the podcast via Apple Podcast, Google Play, Spotify or the RSS feed. Updates on the podcast on Twitter at @Lawbytespod.

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March 11, 2019 2 comments Podcasts
Welcome to LawBytes: A New Podcast on Digital Policy in Canada

Welcome to LawBytes: A New Podcast on Digital Policy in Canada

In recent years the intersection between law, technology, and policy has exploded as digital policy has become a mainstream concern in Canada and around the world. I am very excited to announce the launch of LawBytes: A Podcast with Michael Geist. This podcast will explore digital policies in conversations with […]

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March 7, 2019 4 comments Podcasts

CBC’s The Current on Canadian Privacy and the New Privacy Commissioner

I appeared this morning on CBC’s The Current to discuss the state of Canadian privacy and the nomination of Daniel Therrien as the new Canadian privacy commissioner. Audio of the segment, which includes George Radwanski and Wayne Easter, here.

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June 3, 2014 2 comments Must Reads, Podcasts

Podcast Discussing Net Neutrality When ISPs Prioritize Certain Content

I appeared on CHRY News Now to discuss net neutrality and implications of recent changes to U.S. law. To listen to or download the podcast, click here.

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June 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled Podcasts

Podcast Discussing Cyberbullying Legislation (Bill C-13)

I appeared on Roy Green’s Podcast to discuss Bill C-13, the Cyberbullying legislation. Listen to or download this podcast here.

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June 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled Podcasts