Regulation of Internet Commerce

Course Information – January Term 2013
Class meets daily from January 3rd – 21st from 1:00 – 4:00 in FTX 133. Note that classes on Tuesdays will be held in FTX 359.
There will be a final, 100% exam on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.  The exam will be an 6-hour take home exam that starts at 10:00 am.
Daily readings are posted below. Powerpoint slides, discussion and other materials can be found on the course blog.

 

Course Schedule (subject to change)January 3, 2013 – Introduction to Internet Law and Policy (FTX 133)

Readings

Guest Speaker: Jacob Glick, Google

January 7, 2013 – E-commerce Regulation – What Does It Mean When You Click I Agree (FTX 133)

Readings

January 8, 2013 – Privacy – The Basics (FTX 359)


Readings

January 9, 2013 – Privacy – Facebook, the Internet (FTX 133)

Readings

Guest Speaker: Daniel Caron, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

5:00 – 7:00 pm: Feeney Lecture: Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century – FTX 147

Video of Feeney Lecture and discussion
Audio of Feeney Lecture and discussion (bottom of page)

Kowalski podcast
Kowalski video

January 10, 2013 – Internet Marketing (FTX 133)

Readings

January 11, 2013 – CRTC Regulation (FTX 133)

Readings

Guest Speaker: Timothy Denton, Commissioner, CRTC

January 14, 2013 – Copyright Basics (FTX 133)

Readings

Guest Speakers: Gabriel Van Loon & Kathleen Simmons, Van Loon SimmonsJanuary 15, 2013 – Copyright Reform (FTX 359)

Readings

 

January 16, 2013 – Internet Governance (FTX 133)


January 17, 2013 – Intermediary Liability (FTX 133)

Readings

Guest Speaker: Craig McTaggart, TelusJanuary 18, 2013 – The Business Environment (Shopify)

Class to be held at Shopify, 126 York Street, Byward Market (east of Dalhousie, above Market Organics store)

Readings;

Guest Speaker: Harley Finkelstein, Shopify

January 21, 2013 -  Optional Study Review (FTX 133)

January 22, 2013 – STUDY DAYJanuary 23, 2013 – FINAL EXAM