Avner Levin

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Cyber law and privacy expert Avner Levin talks about how technology is changing our relationship with the world around us… and what that means for our privacy and personal space.


Avner Levin is the Chair of the Law & Business Department at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. His research interests include the legal regulation and protection of privacy and personal information in various sectors across jurisdictions, both within Canada and internationally. 

Levin heads the Privacy and Cyber Crime Institute at Ryerson University. His recent research has focused on privacy in the workplace, and his research team has been funded by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Contributions Program. The team’s report, titled “Under the Radar: The Employer Perspective on Workplace Privacy” was published in the summer of 2006 to widespread media attention in Canada. Before a career in academia, he spent six years as a security manager for El-Al Israel Airlines.

He has spoken extensively on the generational divide regarding how individuals view online information and its level of privacy.

Bio information from ryerson.ca

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