Colin Bennett

Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

Professor

3800 Finnerty Rd

Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2

Canada

http://www.colinbennett.ca

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Revisiting 'The Governance of Privacy': Contemporary Policy Instruments in Global Perspective

Original paper Prepared for the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, Berkeley CA, June 1-2, 2017. Revised version forthcoming in "Regulation and Governance"
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2018
Colin Bennett and Charles D. Raab
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and University of Edinburgh
Downloads 648 (48,803)
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Privacy, Data Protection, Governance, Policy Instruments

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Voter Surveillance, Micro-Targeting and Democratic Politics: Knowing How People Vote Before They Do

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2015
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 370 (96,793)
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surveillance, elections, parties, voting, privacy, data protection

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Data Driven Elections and Political Parties in Canada: Privacy Implications, Privacy Policies and Privacy Obligations

Canadian Journal of Law and Information Technology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2018
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 362 (99,241)
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Privacy, Political Parties, Voter Analytics, Micro-Targeting

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The Politics of Privacy and the Privacy of Politics: Parties, Elections and Voter Surveillance in Western Democracies

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 343 (105,383)
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surveillance, elections, parties, voter management, micro-targeting, privacy

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Forgetting, Non-Forgetting and Quasi-Forgetting in Social Networking: Canadian Policy and Corporate Practice

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Colin Bennett, Adam Molnar and Christopher A. Parsons
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, Deakin University - Department of Criminology and University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs, Citizen Lab
Downloads 269 (136,701)
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privacy, data protection, social networking, Canada, EU

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Understanding the “Micro” in Micro-Targeting: An Analysis of Facebook Digital Advertising in the 2019 Federal Canadian Election

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 May 2020
Colin Bennett and Jesse Gordon
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and University of Victoria
Downloads 241 (152,533)
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Microtargeting, election campaign, digital advertising, privacy, social media, Facebook.

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Real and Substantial Connections: Enforcing Canadian Privacy Laws Against American Social Networking Companies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Colin Bennett, Christopher A. Parsons and Adam Molnar
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs, Citizen Lab and Deakin University - Department of Criminology
Downloads 237 (155,002)
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Social Networking, Privacy, Compliance, Jurisdiction, Canada, law

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The Governance of Privacy Through Codes of Conduct: International Lessons for U.S. Privacy Policy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
Colin Bennett and Deirdre K. Mulligan
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and University of California, Berkeley - School of Information
Downloads 180 (199,959)
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privacy, codes of conduct, internet governance

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Privacy Impact Assessments: The UK Experience

31st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 May 2010
Loughborough University, Linden Consulting, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 177 (202,930)
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Data protection, privacy impact, public policy

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If These Canadians Lived in the United States, How Would They Protect Their Privacy? The Functional Equivalence of Privacy Redress Mechanisms in Canada and the US

2016 Privacy Law Scholars Conference, George Washington University, June 2-3, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 2016
Priscilla M. Regan, Colin Bennett and Robin Bayley
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and Linden Consulting
Downloads 162 (218,815)

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Privacy, Data Protection, Redress, Complaints Investigation, Canada, U.S.

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Privacy, Voter Surveillance and Democratic Engagement: Challenges for Data Protection Authorities

International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), October 2019
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Colin Bennett and Smith Oduro Marfo
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and University of Victoria, Faculty of Social Sciences, Political Science
Downloads 156 (225,884)
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Privacy in the Political System: Perspectives from Political Science and Economics

Ethical, Legal and Social Issues (ELSI) component of the Human Genome Project, U.S. Department of Energy, 2001
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 141 (245,273)
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privacy, data protection, political science, economics

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Data-Driven Elections in Canada: What We Might Expect in the 2019 Federal Election Campaign?

Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law (Thomson Reuters): Special Issue 2019: pp. 277-290
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 132 (258,422)
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Canada, elections, micro-targeting, socia media

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Is Your Neighbor and Democrat or a Republican? Lateral Voter Surveillance and the Political Culture of Modern Election Campaigns

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 May 2016
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 121 (275,717)

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privacy, surveillance, parties, elections, campaigns

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Redress, the International Protection of Privacy and National Security and Intelligence Agencies: The Role for an Ombudsperson

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 73 (380,762)

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Ombudsperson, privacy, data protection, redress, remedy

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From the Doorstep to the Database: Political Parties, Campaigns, and Personal Privacy Protection in Canada

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Colin Bennett and Michael McDonald
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria and University of Victoria, Faculty of Law
Downloads 70 (389,619)
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Privacy Regulation; Political Parties; Data-Driven Elections; Canadian Politics

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The Global Enforcement Privacy Network: A Growing Network But How Much Enforcement?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Downloads 64 (408,402)

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privacy, data protection, enforcement, international collaboration

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Personal Data Processing by and for Political Campaigns: The Application of the Council of Europe's Modernised Convention 108

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Colin Bennett
Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
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Privacy Impact Assessments: International Experience as a Basis for UK Guidance

Computer Law and Security Report, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 May 2010
Loughborough University, Linden Consulting, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 38 (510,117)
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