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Introduction to Intellectual Property Issues: The Right To Be Forgotten

The workshop will examine Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, consider examples of case law, and review various positions in the debate over the parameters of privacy, the concern for free speech, and the accuracy of the historical record. 

Through workshop discussions, and the development of a brief intervention, participants will consider the positions of industry, government, civil society, and information organizations and identify the issues that an information professional take into account the formulation of a position on the limits of access and privacy. 

Outcomes: participants will gain understanding of the way government, industry, and civil society negotiate the line between privacy and censorship.

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Instructors: Victoria Owen, Information Policy Scholar-Practitioner, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Mark Swartz, Program Officer, Canadian Association of Research Libraries and Copyright Manager, Queen’s University

Location: Bissell Building, 140 St George Street, Fifth Floor, 507

Monday, February 4, 2019
4:15pm - 6:15pm
Inforum Library
St. George (Downtown) Campus
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Kathleen Scheaffer