Panel on Coronavirus, Human Rights, and Social Media at the University of Ottawa

Panel on Coronavirus, Human Rights, and Social Media at the University of Ottawa

A panel discussion focused on the the ways in which social media has been spreading misinformation about the corona virus, and the resulting increase in racism.
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Screening Surveillance Panel Now Online

Screening Surveillance Panel Now Online

In case you missed the Screening Surveillance panel on February 5th, the Centre for Law, Technology and Society has posted a video recording of the event.
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EQ’S SAVA SAHELI SINGH AWARDED SSN ARTS PRIZE 2020

EQ’S SAVA SAHELI SINGH AWARDED SSN ARTS PRIZE 2020

sava saheli singh was recently awarded the 2020 SSN Arts Prize for her series of short films entitled 'Screening Surveillance.'
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Screening Surveillance: Speculating Surveillance Futures

Screening Surveillance: Speculating Surveillance Futures

eQ and CLTS are co-hosting a screening of one instalment from sava saheli singh's Screening Surveillance film series on 5 February at the University of Ottawa!
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EQUALITY AND ATA PARTNER TO RUN #DISCONNECTCHALLENGE ALBERTA

EQUALITY AND ATA PARTNER TO RUN #DISCONNECTCHALLENGE ALBERTA

The eQuality Project and the Alberta Teachers’ Association are partnering to launch the world’s largest ever #DisconnectChallenge in Alberta in February 2020!
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Featured Content

You Are What We Make You

The ever-increasing level of corporate surveillance of the networked environment is perhaps best highlighted by the use of algorithms that are designed to collate a vast amount data fro...

Art Exchange

With surveillance, harassment, and issues of inequality online seemingly ever on the rise, The eQuality Project sought to develop a platform that would allow young people to respond. In 2018, eQuality...

Cashing In: The Invisible Machine

Everything that is posted online on social media platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook can be, and frequently is collected, sorted, and inserted into algorithms designed to sort ...

2018 – 2019 eQuality Annual Report

Here you will find the most recent eQuality Annual Report! The Report details our activities over the past year, such as: new research, presentations, outreach projects, educational modules, and work ...

eQuality Resources

Research Projects

The eQuality Project is dedicated to the creation of new knowledge about young people’s use of networked spaces, with special emphasis of privacy and equality issues. Our research projects aim to high...
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Policy Interventions

Youth privacy continues to be digital policy issue, and the eQuality team is dedicated to the contributing to directly impacting policy-creation through the development and dissemination of new knowle...
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Resources

eQuality is dedicated to the creation of policy and educational outreach modules in order to better protect youth privacy in networked spaces. We work closely with our community and education partners...
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Media

The eQuality Project has created numerous media resources under the Project’s Research Projects, Policy Interventions, and School &Community Resources streams. by following the links, you wi...
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Latest Posts

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Feb

Disconnecting

By Hannah Kurosu When I was in 5th grade, my parents took me sailing around the Pacific. I did not have much say in the matter as my parents decided we’d go on this adventure before I was even bor...
07
Jan

TikTok: a ticking (tocking) time bomb for social media

By Vanessa Ford No stranger to controversy, TikTok has made headlines for being banned in India and for hosting content published by underage users in the UK. This time, US senators have labelled ...

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-Government of Alberta
-Human Rights Research and Education Centre
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