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Gov’t needs interaction with tech specialists, conference hears

Media | 05/28/2019 4:43 pm EDT

OTTAWA — For the Canadian government to be more effective at legislating on issues including social media and internet of things (IoT) technology, it needs to communicate with technology specialists to understand them, a conference on digital access issues heard.   “You can’t expect every politician to understand all technology,” Suzie Dunn, a PhD student at the University of Ottawa’s faculty of law, said on Tuesday. “I think it’s important that policymakers not be expected to...