October 13, 2011
TORONTO, ON – The increasing popularity of storing large amounts of data in a virtualized “cloud” environment raises important and potentially new law and policy issues in such areas as jurisdiction, privacy and security, competition law, data portability and consumer protection, intellectual property, and law enforcement.
Media are invited to attend the Cloudlaw: Law & Policy in the Cloud Conference, Oct. 14, 2011, hosted by the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Sponsored by the Microsoft Information Society Project, the conference will focus on the new law and policy problems arising from cloud computing technology, such as:
Panelists include: Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner; David Fraser, Canadian privacy lawyer at McInnes Cooper; and Stephen Mutkoski, Worldwide Policy Director, Microsoft Corporation; as well as many speakers from academia, government, corporations, and legal practice.
WHAT: CLOUDLAW: Law & Policy in the Cloud
WHEN: Friday, October 14, 2011, 9 am to 5 pm
HOW: Register @ http://cloudlaw.ca/registration/#register
WHERE: University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Bennett Lecture Hall, Flavelle House
78 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON
[Limited parking/Museum subway stop]