Harmful Online Activity and Private Law

ד', 04/12/2019 עד ה', 05/12/2019

חדר 501, בית מאירסדרוף, קמפוס הר הצופים (היום הראשון); אוניברסיטת חיפה (היום השני).









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Preliminary Agenda (Day I)

9:00-9:15 – Welcome and Coffee

9:15-9:45 – Opening Remarks
Israel National Cyber Directorate Representative
Yuval Shany
, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

9:45-11:00  Keynote

11:00-11:15 – Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 – Panel I: Regulating Online Contents
ModeratorYuval Shany, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Karen Eltis, University of Ottawa and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Is “truth Telling” Online Still Reasonable? A Comparative Approach to Extra-territoriality and Defamation Analysis in the Digital Age.
Tomer Shadmy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Private Authority, Public powers: User Unions in Platforms as a Method to Bridge the Private/Public Divide (Enforcement of private rights online)
Rotem Medzini, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Governing and Governance in Content Regulation: Embedding publicness through regulatory intermediation

12:45-14:15 – Lunch

14:15-15:45 – Panel II: Platform Liability
ModeratorMaayan Perel, University of Haifa – Is it time to Abolish Safe Harbor Legislation
Shelly Kreiczer-Levy, College of Law & Business – The Fiducairy Role of Access Platforms
Maximilian Eder, University of Graz – Perks of Being a Host Provider: Airbnb’s Liability Under European Law
Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Israel Democracy Institute 

15:45-16:00 – Coffee Break

16:00-17:30  Panel III: Private Regulation of Markets
Moderator: Deborah Housen-Couriel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Fabiana Di Porto, University of Salento and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – I Access Your Data, You Access Mine. Setting a Reciprocity Clause for the Access to Account Rule in the Financial Markets
Jakob Metzger, Weisenbaum Institute, Berlin – Private Law Challenges of Personalized pricing
Aviv Gaon, IDC Herzliya – Through the Looking Glass: The Hidden Impacts of Data Regulation.

18:15 – Dinner



Preliminary Agenda (Day II)

9:30-9:45 – Welcome and Coffee

9:45-10:00 – Opening Remarks
Eynan Lichterman
, Israel National Cyber Directorate
Michal Gal, Director of the Haifa Center for Law and Technology

10:00-11:30  Panel: Online Financial Regulation
Moderator: Eldar Haber
, University of Haifa
Nizan Geslevich Packin, City University of New York – Whose Financial Data Is It Anyway? Helping Customers or Harming the Financial System’s Safety?
Baskaran Balasingham and Doron Goldbarsht, Macquarie University, Australia – Open Banking and Online Financial Activity: the Promise of Competition and Anti-money Laundering Risk

11:30-12:00 – Coffee Break

12:00-13:30 – Panel: Cyber Insurance
Moderator: Asaf Lubin
, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard Law School – Public Policy and the Insurability of Cyber Risk
Shaun Shuxun Wang, Nanyang Technological University – Attacker-Defender Asymmetry in the Digital Economy and Role of Cyber Assurance
Bobbie Stempfley, CERT Division, Carnegi Mellon University
Andrew James Grotto, Stanford Law School

13:30-14:30 – Lunch

14:30-16:00 – Keynote: Kate Klonik, St. John’s College, Facebook’s New Overboard
Commentator: Niva Elkin-Koren, Haifa University

16:00-16:30 – Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 – Panel: New Roads for Private Law
Moderator: Michal Gal
, University of Haifa
Ignace Claeys and Joke Baeck, University of Ghent – Private Law Remedies Against Loot Boxes in Video Games?
Uri Nir, Ono Academic College – Tort Law as a Framework for Addressing Online Activity: Liability for Negligence Misrepresentation in Response for Liability Under Defamation Law in Social Media
Mark Leiser and Edina Harbinja, University of Leiden, Netherlands, Content Not Available: Online Harms, Regulation and Censorship

18:00 – Reception & Dinner


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