Regulating the Internet – Really?

Date and time:
Start: June 11, 2019, 9:00 AM EST
End: June 11, 2019, 4:30 PM EST

150 Elgin Street
14th floor 
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L4

On December 11, 2018, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) released its final report “Democracy Under Threat: Risks and Solutions in the Era of Disinformation and Data Monopoly”. The Report calls for increased regulation on the Internet.

Dentons and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an international organization created 60 years ago to assert the rule of law as a matter of democracy, invite you to a complimentary all-day  conference that will address the specific challenges and solutions that arise in this context.

Topics will include:

  • Legal disruption: Impact of digital on the existing regulatory framework
  • From lock and key to encryption – Applying privacy law on digital
  • Can data monopolies exist within privacy and competition law?
  • The particular case of e-commerce
  • Are Internet giants the guardians of democracy on the Internet?

Click here to view the tentative agenda for speakers and timing. 

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This program may eligible for substantive hours required by the Law Society of Ontario.


Please contact Carla Vasquez, Events Manager, at [email protected] or +1 416 361 2377.

Dentons Canada LLP is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us at [email protected] in advance of the event if you have any particular accommodation requirements. We will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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