Speaker Biographies2018-04-24T12:24:42+00:00
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Bram Abramson

Open Web Fellow, Mozilla Foundation

Panel 3: Responsibility for Defamation and the Problem of Intermediaries

Bram Abramson is currently an Open Web Fellow with Mozilla Foundation, hosted by the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs’ Citizen Lab; and serves as a director of the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services, panel member with the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, and lecturer at Ryerson University’s School of Creative Industries. Past roles include head of law, regulation, and public policy at TekSavvy, an independent telco; media and telecom lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault; and senior analyst at the CRTC (Ottawa) and TeleGeography (Washington, DC).

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Christina Angelopoulos

Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), University of Cambridge

Panel 3: Responsibility for Defamation and the Problem of Intermediaries


Christina Angelopoulos is a lecturer in intellectual property at the University of Cambridge and a member of CIPIL (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law). She specialises in copyright, with a particular focus on intermediary liability. From 2011 to 2015, she wrote her PhD on the European harmonisation of the liability of online intermediaries for the copyright infringements of third parties at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam. Her thesis was published by Kluwer Law International in 2016 under the title “European Intermediary Liability in Copyright”.

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Jane Bailey

Full Professor, Common Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa; The eQuality Project Co-Leader

Panel 2: The Harms and Values Underlying Defamation Law in t