Magna Carta Online – Security and Privacy in the Digital Age: Wednesday 8 July 2015

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University of Auckland Public Lecture: Magna Carta Online – Security and Privacy in the Digital Age: Wednesday 8 July 2015, 6:45pm, Business School/Owen G Glenn Building

Last September, Tim Berners-Lee, the ‘Inventor of the Internet’, said that the world needs online ‘Magna Carta’. How can the history and principles of Magna Carta inform contemporary debates over digital privacy and security?

This was part of The University of Auckland’s week long public lecture series for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta organised by Dr Stephen Winter from Politics and International Relations.


Chair: Rod Oram, journlaist (click here to view the transcript from the video)

Rod OramRod Oram is a journalist who writes on corporate, economic and political issues. He is a columnist for The Sunday Star-Times, a regular broadcaster on radio and television and a frequent public speaker. He has contributed to several regional economic development projects. From 1979–1997, he held a variety of posts at the Financial Times, London and New York. He moved to New Zealand in 1997, where he was editor of the Business Herald section of The New Zealand Herald until 2000.


Howard Broad, CNZM, Deputy Chief Executive, Security and Intelligence, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (click here to view the transcript from the video)

Howard BroadHoward George Broad, CNZM is the current Deputy Chief Executive for Security and Intelligence in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He was also the thirtieth New Zealand Commissioner of Police, serving from 2006 to 2011. He is also a former career police officer, working in uniform and as a detective for eighteen years, before moving into senior roles at the Police National Headquarters in Wellington. He also has an LLB degree from the Victoria University of Wellington, and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor by the New Zealand Law Society. In the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Broad was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services as Commissioner of Police.

Joy Liddicoat, Assistant Privacy Commissioner (click here to view the transcript from the video)

Joy LiddicoatJoy Liddicoat was appointed Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Policy and Operations) in January 2015. Ms Liddicoat was a Human Rights Commissioner from 2002 to 2010 and before that she worked for 16 years as a lawyer in public, private and community sectors, specialising in public law. She is Vice President of Internet NZ and was chair of the Domain Name Commission from 2010 to 2014. After leaving the Human Rights Commission she maintained her legal practice and worked with the Association for Progressive Communications.


Martin Cocker, Executive Director, NetSafe (click here to view the transcript from the video)

????????????????????????????????????Martin Cocker has been Executive Director at NetSafe since 2009. NetSafe is an independent online safety organisation providing advice and assistance to New Zealanders on online safety, cyber security, and cyber crime matters. Prior to joining NetSafe, Martin worked in various roles within the ICT industry. Information technology advancements bring new opportunities and challenges. From their role on the front line, NetSafe has a clear view of how well these new challenges are being managed and mitigated. Their knowledge and expertise are sought after locally and internationally.

 Q&A (click here to view the transcript from the video)


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