Group Presentation: Influencer Marketing

            Hi Everyone, Please press on the image above or the link below to access our group presentation on Influencer Marketing: We have embedded an audio file into each slide, allowing each presenter to talk about their slide. The audio file can be played by clicking on the audio… Read More

Interesting Follow up – Clearview AI and Facial Recognition Technology

Hi Everyone, Further to our presentation on facial recognition technology yesterday and specifically, our focussed discussion on law enforcement’s use of Clearview AI, I just wanted to share the following article. Despite their insistence that Clearview AI is intended for the sole use of supporting law enforcement personnel and a few select private security companies,… Read More

Group Presentation: Cyberbullying, Social Media & the Law

Hi Everyone! Gaby, Kate, Leah and I will be presenting on cyberbullying on Tuesday. Our presentation is broken down into the following sections: 1) Cyberbullying in Canada This part of the presentation discusses how cyberbullying is a growing social problem. Canada has experienced two high profile cyberbullying cases – Rhetaeh Parsons and Amanda Todd. In… Read More

Group Presentation – Regulation of the Internet

Hello everyone! Izzy, Zac, Finley and I will be presenting on the regulation/censorship of the internet. In particular, we will be looking at how three different countries – Australia, the UK and Canada – regulate online content, and in some instances how they control what content can be uploaded, distributed and viewed by the public…. Read More

March 25th Presentation: Collection of Bio Data

This week, we will be discussing the collection of bio data including wearable technology, health apps, and direct-to-consumer DNA testing. Please consider the following discussion questions prior to class. 1. Have you ever purchased a piece of wearable technology, such as an Apple Watch? What are your thoughts on privacy considerations surrounding the collection of… Read More

The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism

Ahead of the presentation by Mishaal, Manny and I tomorrow, feel free to take a look at the following link: Our presentation focuses on the CRTC and the licensing process as well as net neutrality. I was unaware just how restricted the internet is in many places in the world.