Bill C-51 and Knock-on Effects on Surveillance and Internet Censorship

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Location: North Campus Building, Room 293, University of Western Ontario
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Are you in London, Ontario? Come out for a free, informative discussion by leading experts on Bill C-51, Canada's anti-terrorism legislation, surveillance, privacy, and Internet censorship. Everyone is welcome at this event, and refreshments will be provided!

Presenter: Dr. Craig Forcese
Respondents: Datejie Green and Dr. Sam Trosow

Dr. Craig Forcese is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. He teaches public international law, national security law, administrative law and public law/legislation. A leading critic of Bill C-51, he has, with his colleague Dr. Kent Roach (University of Toronto), authored several analyses of the legislation. He will be joining us via Skype to present a state-of-play discussion of the Bill, its problems and of the opposition it has provoked.

Datejie Green is the 2015 FIMS Asper Fellow. One of the topics she will address in that role is cyber-security for precarious international media workers.

Dr. Sam Trosow is an Associate Professor in FIMS and the Faculty of Law. He has been active in the campaign against Bill C51.

Presented by the Faculty of Information & Media Studies Rogers Chair Lectures Series and Cyber-Wars and Information Struggles.

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