Public Symposium on Privacy: Friday 8th March, NUIG, at 9.30am

There is a Public Symposium on Privacy happening in NUIG on *Friday, 8th of March* at 9.30am that should be of interest to people. A few Labs members will be attending. Damien McCallig is one of the speakers and he gave a great talk in 091 Labs on the same topic last year!


“Privacy from Birth to Death and Beyond: European and American Perspectives”

LL.M. in Public Law & LL.M. in Law, Technology and Governance
School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway

Friday 8 March 2013, 9.30 a.m.


ECJ “The Right to be Forgotten” reference
Mr. José Maria Baño (José María Baño León Abogados, Madrid)

“Do-Not-Track as Default: Transaction Costs in U.S. Consumer Privacy”
Professor Joshua Fairfield (Washington and Lee University School of Law)

“Privacy After Death”
Mr. Damien McCallig (IRCHSS Scholar, NUI Galway School of Law)

“Children & Privacy: Protection v. Participation – A Tangled Web”
Dr. Sharon McLaughlin (Letterkenny Institute of Technology)

“Privacy Issues in Practice: A Litigation Light on Norwich, Abuse,
Cyberbullying, Defamation, Privacy and Data Protection Concerns”
Mr. Paul Lambert (Merrion Legal Solicitors)

Rapporteur’s Report on the Proceedings of the Symposium
Dr. Ciara Hackett (School of Law Queens University Belfast)

For more details, and to register, please visit

EDIT: Updating the blog post due to my making an error in the date. The public symposium is actually on Friday the 8th of March! – padraic

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