Andrew Clement

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, Canada

Professor Andrew Clement
Professor Andrew Clement

Andrew Clement is a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, where he coordinates the Information Policy Research Program and co-founded the Identity Privacy and Security Institute (IPSI). With a PhD in Computer Science, he has had longstanding research and teaching interests in the social implications of information/communication technologies and participatory design. Among his recent privacy/surveillance research projects, are: Snowden Archives, an on-line searchable collection of all documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden subsequently published by news media (in collaboration with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE);, an internet mapping tool that helps make more visible NSA warrantless wiretapping activities and the routing of Canadian personal data through the U.S. even when the origin and destination are both in Canada; Seeing Through the Cloud, which examined extra-national outsourcing of eCommunications services, especially by universities; and, which documents (non)compliance of video surveillance installations with privacy regulations and helps citizens understand their related privacy rights.