Monday, Oct 11, 1999
What's Next? Consumer Protection after the OECD Guidelines
Speaking Notes – Philippa Lawson
Public Voice 99 Conference
We need first to be clear on what our goal is. Our goal is not simply to promote electronic commerce as a way of improving economic opportunity and choice – that, our business colleagues are doing very well. We, the public voice, recognize that the social ...
Friday, Apr 30, 1999
Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Ottawa, Canada
Paper for “Computers, Freedom and Privacy: The Global Internet”
The Internet holds great promise as a facilitator of social and economic development. Indeed, we are already experiencing the tremendous empowering effect that it can have on otherwise disadvantaged individuals and groups: witness, for example, the ...
Thursday, Mar 18, 1999
University of Ottawa, Department of Communications Speaker Series on Communication, Social Justice and the Common Good
March 18, 1999
I work for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, which is a small non-profit organization based here in Ottawa, devoted primarily to representing the residential consumer interest in the regulation of public utilities and the provision of ...