Ryerson University has announced the appointment of Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian as executive director of its new Institute for Privacy and Big Data, Canada NewsWire reports. "It has been an honour to serve as the information and privacy commissioner for the past three terms, spanning over 15 years. Together with my hardworking and devoted staff, we have built a world-class agency, renowned for our innovation and leadership in access and privacy,” Cavoukian said. "Having advised the legislature that I would not be considering a fourth term … I am delighted to be able to pursue my passion for preserving privacy, well into the future, with such a progressive university as Ryerson." Cavoukian's appointment will take effect at the conclusion of her term on July 1.
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