Ian R. Kerr

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology

57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Implications of Digital Rights Management for Privacy and Freedom of Expression

Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, Vol. 2, 2004, Troubador Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Ian R. Kerr and Jane Bailey
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 582 (34,053)
Citation 1

Abstract:

digital rights management, DRM, copyright law, privacy, freedom of expression

2.

The Role of ISPs in the Investigation of Cybercrime

INFORMATION ETHICS IN AN ELECTRONIC AGE: CURRENT ISSUES IN AFRICA AND THE WORLD, Thomas Mendina, Johannes Brtiz, eds., McFarland Press, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Ian R. Kerr and Daphne Gilbert
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 430 (46,444)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cybercrime, Privacy, ISP, Agent of the State, European Convention on Cybercrime

3.

Technological Protection Measures: Tilting at the Copyright Windmill

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 34, pp. 9-82, 2003
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Sep 2005
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP
Downloads 362 (61,727)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Technological protection measures, TPM, digital rights management systems, DRMs, copyright law

4.

NYMITY, P2P & ISPS: Lessons from BMG Canada Inc. v. John Doe

PRIVACY AND TECHNOLOGIES OF IDENTITY: A CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONVERSATION, Katherine J. Strandburg, Daniela Stan Raicu, eds., New York: Springer, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 May 2005
Ian R. Kerr and Alex Cameron
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa
Downloads 291 (85,786)
Citation 1

Abstract:

privacy, anonymity, compelled disclosure of identity, internet service providers, peer-to-peer, copyright, cybercrime

5.

Technological Protection Measures: Part I - Trends in Technical Protection Measures and Circumvention Technologies

Department of Canadian Heritage, Copyright Policy Branch, Online, December 15, 2004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 271 (82,260)
Citation 1

Abstract:

technological protection measures, TPM, copyright law, digital rights management, DRM

6.

Tessling on My Brain: The Future of Lie Detection and Brain Privacy in the Criminal Justice System

Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 50:8
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr, Cynthia Aoki and Max Binnie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 230 (88,837)

Abstract:

privacy, brain privacy, neuroethics, neuroimaging, cognitive liberty, criminal justice, Tessling, brain scan, lie detection, fMRI, EEG.

7.

If Left to Their Own Devices ... How DRM and Anti-Circumvention Laws Can be Used to Hack Privacy

IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: THE FUTURE OF CANADIAN COPYRIGHT LAW, Michael Geist, ed., Irwin Law, 2005
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 211 (112,131)

Abstract:

DRM, technical protection measures, privacy, digital copyright reform, WIPO Copyright Treaty, anti-circumvention, paracopyright

8.

Virtual Playgrounds and BuddyBots: A Data-minefield for Tweens

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jun 2005
Valerie Steeves and Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Criminology and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 192 (123,742)

Abstract:

Electronic commerce, privacy, surveillance, online marketing, data protection, consumer protection, children, human-computer interaction

9.

Pregnant Women and the 'Born Alive' Rule in Canada

Tort Law Review, Vol. 8, pp. 713-19, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 185 (117,664)

Abstract:

pre-natal injuries, born alive rule, prenatal negligent act, maternal tort liability

10.

To Observe and Protect? How Digital Rights Management Systems Threaten Privacy and What Policy Makers Should Do About it

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION WEALTH: ISSUES AND PRACTICES IN THE DIGITAL AGE, VOLUME ONE: COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS, Peter Yu, ed., Praeger Publishers, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 170 (140,234)

Abstract:

technological protection measures, digital rights managements, surveillance, copyright, privacy

11.

The Medium and the Message: Personal Privacy and the Forced Marriage of Police and Telecommunications Providers

"The Medium and the Message: Personal Privacy and the Forced Marriage of Police and Telecommunications Providers" (2006) 51:4 Criminal Law Quarterly 469-507
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr, Daphne Gilbert and Jena McGill
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 169 (137,476)
Citation 1

Abstract:

privacy, surveillance, ISPs, TSPs, telecommunications service providers, email interception, internet communications, Weir, cybercrime

12.

Soft Surveillance, Hard Consent

Personally Yours, Vol. 6, pp. 1-14, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario and University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 168 (122,073)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Consent, Decision Theory, Bounded Rationality, Soft Surveillance, Soft Paternalism

13.

Technological Protection Measures: Part II - The Legal Protection of TPMs

Department of Canadian Heritage, Copyright Policy Branch, Online, December 15, 2004
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 166 (138,814)

Abstract:

technological protection measures, TPM, copyright law

14.

Bots, Babes and the Californication of Commerce

University of Ottawa Law and Technology Journal, Vol. 1, pp. 284-324, 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 158 (126,021)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Privacy, Data Protection, Automation, Electronic Commerce, Consumer Protection, Contract law, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence

15.

Delegation, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Prospect of Expert Robots

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Jason Millar and Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 141 (87,795)

Abstract:

16.

Emerging Health Technologies

Canadian Health Law and Policy, pp. 509-538
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr and Timothy Caulfield
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Alberta - Health Law Institute
Downloads 129 (176,723)

Abstract:

Human Genome Project, genetics, Radio Frequency Identification, RFID, Stem cells, nanotechnology, health technology, health law, discrimination, consent, precautionary principle

17.

Spirits in the Material World: Intelligent Agents as Intermediaries in Electronic Commerce

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol. 22, p.189-249, 1999
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 126 (173,706)
Citation 2

Abstract:

18.

Buddy Bots: How Turing's Fast Friends are Under-Mining Consumer Privacy

Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Ian R. Kerr and Marcus Bornfreund
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa
Downloads 115 (186,411)

Abstract:

Automated electronic commerce, data protection, consumer profiling, privacy, consumer protection

19.

Emanations, Snoop Dogs and Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

"Emanations, Snoop Dogs and Reasonable Expectation of Privacy" (2007) 52:3 Criminal Law Quarterly 392-432
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr and Jena McGill
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 107 (191,079)
Citation 1

Abstract:

reasonable expectation of privacy, informational privacy, emanations, Kang Brown, A.M., Tessling, sniffer dogs, surveillance, search and seizure

20.

Let's Not Get Psyched Out of Privacy: Reflections on Withdrawing Consent to the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 44
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Western Ontario
Downloads 87 (221,770)

Abstract:

privacy, data protection, personal information, consent, withdrawn consent, PIPEDA

21.

Indemnity for the Cost of Rearing Wanted Children from Unwanted Pregnancies

Tort Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 120-124, 1998
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 69 (267,154)

Abstract:

wrongful pregnancy, wrongful birth, unwanted pregnancy litigation

22.

Reduction to Absurdity: Reasonable Expectations of Privacy and the Need for Digital Enlightenment

Digital Enlightenment Yearbook (IOS Press, 2012)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Jena McGill and Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 68 (239,152)

Abstract:

reasonable expectation of privacy, informational privacy, emanations, surveillance, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, search and seizure

23.

The Internet of People? Reflections on the Future Regulation of Human-Implantable Radio Frequency Identification

in Privacy, Identity, and Anonymity: Lessons from the Identity Trail, eds. Ian Kerr, Valerie Steeves and Carole Lucock (Oxford University Press, in press 2009)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 61 (188,768)

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24.

A Tsunami Wave of Science: How the Technologies of Transhumanist Medicine are Shifting Canada's Health Research Agenda

"A Tsunami Wave of Science: How the Technologies of Transhumanist Medicine are Shifting Canada's Health Research Agenda" (2008) Health Law Review (in press)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Ian R. Kerr and James Wishart
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 55 (308,387)

Abstract:

transhumanism, health law, enhancement medicine, nanotechnology, medicine, interventionist, bioethics, ethics, policy

25.

Building a Broader Nano-Network

Health Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 57-63, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr and Goldie Bassi
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Downloads 55 (313,600)
Citation 1

Abstract:

nanotechnology, science policy, scientific forecasting, foresight methodology, regulation of technology, scientific discourse, Richard Smalley, Eric Drexler, Richard Feynman

26.

Mind your Metaphors: An Examination of the Inefficacy Argument as a Reason Against Regulating On-line Conduct

ETHICS AND ELECTRONIC INFORMATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Lester Pourciau, ed., Purdue University Press, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 51 (319,066)

Abstract:

internet regulation, cyberspace, cyberlaw

27.

Not That Much Room? Nanotechnology, Networks and the Politics of Dancing

Health Law Journal, Vol. 12, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 May 2006
Ian R. Kerr and Goldie Bassi
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Downloads 49 (330,545)

Abstract:

nanotechnology, science policy, scientific forecasting, foresight methodology, regulation of technology, scientific discourse, Richard Smalley, Eric Drexler, Richard Feynman

28.

Digital Locks and the Automation of Virtue

From "Radical Extremism" to "Balanced Copyright": Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda, p. 247, Michael Geist, ed., Irwin Law, 2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 45 (195,914)

Abstract:

Bill C-11, Bill C-32, copyright

29.

Pre-Natal Fictions and Post-Partum Actions

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol. 20, p. 237-274, 1997
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 43 (348,708)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Pre-natal injuries, liability, legal fictions, children's rights

30.

Seizing Control? The Experience Capture Experiments of Ringley & Mann

Ethics and Information Technology , Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 129-139
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Jane Bailey and Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 40 (351,885)

Abstract:

privacy, surveillance, sousveillance, personal experience capture, CARPE, life logging, webcam, EyeTap, glogging, Jennicam, reasonable expectation of privacy

31.

The Strange Return of Gyges' Ring: An Introduction

"The Strange Return of Gyges' Ring" in Privacy, Identity, and Anonymity: Lessons from the Identity Trail, eds. Ian Kerr, Valerie Steeves and Carole Lucock (Oxford University Press, in press 2009)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 15 (436,563)

Abstract:

32.

Deputizing the Private Sector? ISPs as Agents of the State

Desafíos del derecho a la intimidad y a la protección de datos personales en los albores del siglo XXI. Perspectivas del derecho latinoamericano, europeo y norteamericano,
Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

33.

Ensuring the Success of Contract Formation in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce

Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Vol. 1, pp. 183-202, 2001
Posted: 24 May 2005
Ian R. Kerr
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

Automated electronic commerce, contract formation, e-commerce legislation