Ian Kerr holds a three-way appointment in the Faculties of Law, Medicine and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa. He is one of Canada’s leading privacy scholars, and has published on the ethical and legal aspects of digital copyright, automated electronic commerce, cybercrime, nanotechnology, internet regulation and other issues. His current research includes directing On the Identity Trail - which examines the impact of authentication technologies on our identity and right to be anonymous.
Professor Kerr is a Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology. He co-directs the Canada Research Chair Laboratory in Law and Technology, is guest editor for Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments (MIT Press), and sits on the Advisory Board of CIPPIC. [Download the full video]