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Peer-reviewed academic pieces
Yuan Stevens. Dignity, Gendered Harm, and A Flexible Approach: Analysis of The Right to One’s Image in Quebec, Canadian Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, Jan. 2022

Yuan Stevens, Stephanie Tran & Ryan Atkinson. See Something, Say Something? Coordinating the Disclosure of Vulnerabilities in Canada’s Infrastructure, IEEE Technological Stewardship & Responsible Innovation, Dec. 2021

Policy & white papers
Christelle Tessono, Yuan Stevens, Momin M. Malik, Sonja Solomun, Supriya Dwivedi & Sam Andrey. AI Oversight, Accountability and Protecting Human Rights: Comments on Canada’s Proposed Artificial Intelligence and Data Act, Cybersecure Policy Exchange, Nov. 2022

Yuan Stevens, Ana Qarri, Sam Andrey & Joe Masoodi. Face Recognition Technology for the Protection of Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct and Parliament Hill? Potential Risks and Considerations, Leadership Lab, Toronto Metropolitan University, Apr. 2022

Ryan Ellis & Yuan Stevens. Bounty Everything: Hackers and the Making of the Global Bug Marketplace, Data & Society Research Institute, Jan. 2022

Yuan Stevens. Now You See Me? Advancing Data Protection and Privacy for Police Use of Facial Recognition in CanadaCybersecure Policy Exchange, Sept. 2021

M.J. Masoodi, Nour Abdelaal, Stephanie Tran, Yuan Stevens, Sam Andrey & Karim Bardeesy. Workplace Surveillance and Remote Work: Exploring the Impacts and Implications Amidst Covid-19 in CanadaCybersecure Policy Exchange, Sept. 2021

Yuan Stevens & Vivek Krishnamurthy. Overhauling the Online Harms Proposal in Canada: A Human Rights Approach, CIPPIC, Sept. 2021 

Liwah Keller & Yuan Stevens. Innovation and Balance: Submission to the Government of Canada’s Consultation on Copyright, AI, and IoT, CIPPIC, Sept. 2021

Yuan Stevens & Ana Brandusescu. Weak Privacy, Weak Procurement: The State of Facial Recognition in Canada, Centre for Media, Technology & Democracy, Apr. 2021

Yuan Stevens & Sonja Solomun. Facing the Realities of Facial Recognition Technology: Recommendations for Canada’s Privacy Act, Cybersecure Policy Exchange, Feb. 2021

Benoît Dupont, Yuan Stevens, Hannes Westermann & Michael Joyce. Artificial Intelligence in the Context of Crime and Criminal Justice, International Centre for Comparative Criminology, Oct. 2019

Essays & blog posts
Yuan Stevens. Parasitic Platforms: Addressing Surveillance Capitalism Through Face Recognition TechnologyAI in the City: Building Civic Engagement and Public Trust, Jul. 2022

Yuan Stevens. To Protect our Privacy and Free Speech, Canada Needs to Overhaul its Approach to Regulating Online Harms, The Conversation, Oct. 2021

Yuan Stevens & Stephanie Tran. As Cyberattacks Skyrocket, Canada Needs to Work With — And Not Hinder — Cybersecurity Experts, The Conversation, July 2021

Yuan Stevens. Survivability and Resilience: A View into Windows of Vulnerabilities, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Feb. 2021

Yuan Stevens. Three Reasons Why Canadians Should Know About Deepfakes Now, Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, Sept. 2019

Yuan Stevens. Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game, hack_curio, Aug. 2019

Kate Stapleton & Yuan Stevens. AI Powered Malware: The New Frontier for Cybersecurity, Medium, July 2019

Yuan Stevens. The Promises and Perils of Artificial Intelligence: Why Human Rights and the Rule of Law Matter, Medium, Sept. 2017

Yuan Stevens & Sonja Solomun. Facial Recognition Technology Speeds Ahead as Canada's Privacy Law Lags Behind, The Ottawa Citizen, Mar. 2021

Yuan Stevens. Canada’s Data Protection and Security Laws are Falling Behind, The Toronto Star, Nov. 2020