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Ignacio Cofone wins Future of Privacy Forum’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ignacio Cofone has won the Future of Privacy Forum’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award for his paper Antidiscriminatory Privacy. The Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, U.S. federal agencies, and data protection authorities around the […] Read more

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Liberté d’expression, une perspective de droit comparé Canada

The report titled “Liberté d’expression, une perspective de droit comparé Canada”, authored by Prof. Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse and researched by the CIPP own François Le Moine and Pierre Luc Racine, was recently published by the European Parliament. This study is part of a broader project that aims to lay the groundwork for a comparison of the legal regimes applicable to freedom of expression in […] Read more


Nimmer on US Copyright Culminating in its Music Modernization Act

In October 2018, Congress passed a massive amendment to the US Copyright Act, under the caption “Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act.” The upheaval caused by that earthquake is still being felt.Prof. Nimmer will place these events in context. Taking a comprehensive look at US copyright law as it progressed through the Twentieth Century, […] Read more


Séminaires Publics SYNERGIA: Soigner par l’IA. Vers une gestion collective des donnés médicales?

En permettant la découverte de nouveaux diagnostics ou de nouveaux traitements, l’utilisation de l’IA dans le domaine de la santé participe à l’émergence d’un savoir qui génère d’importants bénéfices pour la société. Toutefois, le développement de la médecine de précision exige le traitement de quantité massives de renseignements personnels sur la santé, des renseignements particulièrement […] Read more

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Conference|Data Governance for Sharing Smart City Data: Lessons from Sidewalk Toronto

To attend the conference, please RSVP by following this link. Pour s’inscrire à la conférence, suivre ce lien. Conference Information Data governance for data sharing – particularly where some or all of the data are sourced from human activity – raises issues of ownership, privacy, ethics and even sovereignty. This presentation organized by the Centre […] Read more


Algorithmic Credit Scoring and the Regulation of Consumer Credit Markets

Activity in collaboration with LR Wilson Chair Abstract This presentation examines the growing use of alternative data and machine learning by credit providers to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers — a trend described as ‘algorithmic credit scoring’— and the implications of this trend for the functioning and regulation of consumer credit markets. It finds that […] Read more

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À l’occasion du Colloque ALAI-AJAVA Paradigmes changeants : quels constats tirer ? portant sur la révision du droit d’auteur et ayant eu lieu à Montréal le 18 juin 2019, Professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse et Angèle Poupard ont préparé le tableau ci-dessous, comparant les rapports remis par Rapport du Comité permanent de l’industrie, des sciences et de la technologie […] Read more

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Privacy Revolution: A Look Back

by Prof. Ignacio Cofone On Friday, March 29, the McGill Faculty of Law CIPP and myself hosted an afternoon conference called Privacy Revolution. Bringing together leading experts from academia and legal practice, the conference was an exciting opportunity to explore privacy law’s groundbreaking developments. Specifically, the conference focused on two emerging and hotly debated issues that […] Read more