Vivek Krishnamurthy

University of Ottawa


Vivek Krishnamurthy is the Samuelson-Glushko Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa and Director of CIPPIC—the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic. His teaching, scholarship, and clinical legal practice focus on the complex regulatory and human rights-related challenges that arise in cyberspace. Vivek is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Yale Law School, and the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Network Initiative and is a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

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Throwback Thursday: Equustek v. Google

  This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Equustek v. Google, in which Canada’s highest court became one among a select few to order an internet intermediary to remove information from its services on a worldwide basis. The decision in Equustek aroused angst and controversy out of fear…

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