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Improving Internet Access: The Canadian Approach

Friday, April 30th, 1999
Paper for “Computers, Freedom and Privacy: The Global Internet”

Achieving Universal Access to the Internet: An Impossible Dream?

Thursday, March 18th, 1999
University of Ottawa, Department of Communications Speaker Series on Communication, Social Justice and the Common Good

Consumers Call for Legislated Protections

Friday, November 13th, 1998

Protecting Personal Information on the Internet: The Canadian Approach

Friday, October 30th, 1998
The subject of this panel couldn't be more timely for a Canadian – just a few days ago, our federal government tabled legislation to protect personal information in the private sector, and it is notable that the driving force behind this initiative is the growth in Internet use – in particular, electronic commerce.

Achieving Universal Access to the Information Highway

Friday, October 30th, 1998
I would like to begin by commending GILC and the organizers of this conference on broadening the focus of our discussion beyond traditional concepts of free speech, liberty and fundamental human rights, and including the more difficult, but equally important and relevant issues of access, privacy and consumer protection.

Lettre aux Ministres

Thursday, October 8th, 1998
TUAC – ONG LETTRE DE LA SESSION PARALLELE C AUX MINISTRES PARTICIPANT A LA CONFERENCE MINISTERIELLE DE L'OCDE SUR LE COMMERCE ELECTRONIQUE A OTTAWA

Letter to Ministers

Thursday, October 8th, 1998
LETTER TO MINISTERS ATTENDING OECD MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, OTTAWA

Grants and Contributions Program Budget

Wednesday, October 7th, 1998
Re: Grants and Contributions Program Budget Office of Consumer Affairs

The Summit on Electronic Commerce

Thursday, April 30th, 1998
The growth of electronic commerce is, in many ways, a boon for consumers – immediate information, more choice, better deals, more convenience. But its benefits are not unmitigated. There are good reasons why consumers are reluctant to engage in online transactions. Quite rightly, they wonder:

Digital Authentication and Consumers’ Privacy

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969
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