Tamir Israel

Staff Lawyer, Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic, University of Ottawa

Tamir is a staff lawyer with the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), where his research and advocacy focuses on advancing the public interest in various Internet governance law and policy matters. Tamir has participated in several key judicial, regulatory and parliamentary proceedings on various Internet policy matters, including interventions in the Supreme Court of Canada, multiple proceedings before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and expert testimony to various parliamentary committees. In addition, he has been a contributor in a number of international policy-making fora, including the OECD’s Committee on Information, Communications and Computer Policy (ICCP), the W3C’s Tracking Protection Working Group and ICANN’s Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG). Tamir is also a member of the Advisory Board of Privacy International and lectures on Internet regulation matters at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Graduate & Post-doctoral Studies.