Public Engagement

Podcasts

Interview on “Facebook Effect and the Rise of the Data Economy” for The Priv8 Podcast (Jul 2021).

Lecture on “The Rise of Technoscientific Capitalism” for Crash Course Economics Podcast (Apr 2021).

Interview on “Managed Spaces” for Ideal Spaces Podcast (Oct 2020).

News Media

Birch, K. (2021) Opinion: This is how we could tame Big Tech, Toronto Star (16 June).

Birch, K. (2020) Opinion: Ottawa’s post-hoc privacy plan still leaves the power with Big Tech, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (19 November).

Birch, K. (2020) Opinion: This is how Canada should deal with Big Tech, Toronto Star (13 October).

Birch, K. (2020) Opinion: What can Canada learn from the US Congressional hearing on Big Tech monopolies?, Toronto Star (10 August).

Birch, K. (2020) The big problem with housing affordability? Real estate is still a valuable asset, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (1st January).

Birch, K. (2019) Canada has taken a perilous road to an asset-based economy, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (22nd September).

Birch, K. (2019) Intellectual property might not be the best way to drive Canada’s future economy, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (4th August).

Birch K. (2019) Five reasons Canada’s Digital Charter will be a bust before it even gets going, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (24th May).

Birch K. (2018) We must consider what can happen if our personal data become a private asset, The Globe & Mail – Report on Business (26th November).

Other

Birch, K., Cochrane, D.T. and Ward, C. (2021) What kind of asset is our personal data?, The FinReg Blog, School of Law, Duke University (15th June).

Birch, K. (2020) On data rentiership in ‘Big Tech’: Why Silicon Valley might not be the innovation model we’re looking for, Discover Society (8th January).

Birch, K. (2019) Personal data isn’t the ‘new oil’, it’s a way to manipulate capitalism, The Conversation (5th November).

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