Cyberlaw 2013 Conference Programme
Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2013
SLS Cyberlaw Section Provisional Program
Tuesday, 3 September – Friday, 6 September 2013 University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Session 1: Thursday September 5th 11.00 - 12.30
Section Convenor Opening: Faye Fangfei Wang (Brunel University)
Keynote: Graham Smith (Partner, Bird & Bird) Are Tech Law Principles in the Ascendancy?
Theme One: Data Privacy Protection and ISP Liability
- Michael Birnhack (Tel-Aviv University, Israel) From Small to Big Data: A New Informational Paradigm
- James Cassidy (Senior Associate, Clyde & Co) The NHS and Information Governance: Doomed to Fail?
- Jan Oster (King’s College London) Liability of Internet Service Providers for Defamatory Speech
Session 2: Thursday September 5th 14.00 - 15.30
Theme Two: Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and Internet-related Disputes
- Pablo Cortés (University of Leicester) Recommendations for the Design of the European Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Lessons from the Dispute System Design Approach
- Riika Koulu (University of Helsinki, Finland) Understanding Sovereighty in the ODR era: replacing disintegrating state monopoly
- Lorraine Lally (The Bar Council of Ireland, Ireland) Online Mediation: Can the process function online?
- Giacomo Pailli (University of Florence, Italy) U.S. E-discovery, the Internet and Zubulake: New Challenges for European Companies Doing Business in the U.S
- Nicolas Jondet (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) Disconnecting the Hadopi and the French graduated response?
- Andreas Ruehmkorf (University of Sheffield) Ratemylegalrisk.com – the Legality of Online Review Sites relating to Individuals
Session 3 Friday September 6th 09.30 - 11.00
Theme Three: Digital IP Rights, Sale of Goods and Competition
- Michael Landau (Georgia State University) Cambridge University Press v. Becker and Author's Guide v. HathiTrust: Is Educational "Fair Use" Really Fair?
- Dinusha Mendis (Bournemouth University) 3D Printing, Intellectual Property and the Digital Divide
- John Lombard, Leona O’Brien and Eli Abi-Lahoud (University College Cork, Ireland) The Use of Semantic Technologies to Support Compliance with Financial Regulations
- Audrey Guinchard (University of Essex) Mapping Cybercrime: the Power of Money
- Sally Western (Bournemouth University) What's best for Software Interoperability - Intellectual Property, Competition Law or Standards?
- Sean Thomas (University of Leicester) Sale of Goods and Intellectual Property: Past, Present and Predictions
Session 4 Friday September 6th 11.30 - 13.00
Theme Four: Internet Regulation and Consumer Protection
- Kristina Irion (Central European University, Hungary) Personal Data Protection in Consumer Online Transactions: How Behavioural Economics can inform EU Data Protection Policy and Law?
- Christine Rinik (University of Winchester) Ignorance is not Bliss: Pitfalls facing Consumers using Social Networking Sites
- Anniina Huttunen (University of Helsinki, Finland) Hybrid Liability of Intelligent Systems
- Maria Tzanou (Keele University) Time to Take Data Protection Seriously?
- Christopher T. Marsden (University of Sussex) and Ian Brown (University of Oxford) The Prosumer Law Approach to Regulation of the Internet (Concluding Remark)