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Research use of online personal information is coming under increasing scrutiny. This expert panel will discuss ethical, technical, social, and legal factors relevant to organizations interested in using such information for research purposes.
This will include:
1) Data scraping versus use of platform APIs: does it matter?
2) Facing questions of imperfect user consent: ethical approaches to ambiguity
3) Engagement approaches to support constructive conversations about Indigenous data
4) Mitigating risk through privacy-preserving technologies
5) Balancing open data policies and social media user privacy: approaches to serve the public interest while protecting individuals

Ignacio Cofone Headshot

Ignacio Cofone

Canada Research Chair in A.I. Law & Governance, McGill University Faculty of Law

Samantha David Headshot

Samantha David

Director, TREDIA Relationships and Initiatives, Ingenium

Diana Inkpen Headshot

Diana Inkpen

Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa

Vance Lockton Headshot

Vance Lockton

Manager, Technology Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Margaret McKay Headshot

Margaret McKay


Program Leader: National Research Council of Canada Digital Privacy and Security Program; and, AI for Logistics Program

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