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[liberationtech] Mass Surveillance in America - Program on Liberation Technology

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Wed Oct 16 10:24:28 PDT 2013


That's correct.  Seminar has moved.  We'll have Vivek instead this
Thursday.  Details soon.


On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster at mykolab.com>wrote:

> Interesting, the website shows the date/time as:
>
> December 5, 2013
>
> 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
>
> - ferg
>
>
> On 10/16/2013 10:01 AM, Yosem Companys wrote:
>
>  http://liberationtechnology.**stanford.edu/events/7888<http://liberationtechnology.stanford.edu/events/7888>
>>
>> Mass Surveillance in America
>> CDDRL Seminar Series
>>
>> DATE AND TIME
>> October 17, 2013
>> 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
>>
>> AVAILABILITY
>> Open to the public
>> No RSVP required
>>
>> SPEAKER
>> Jennifer Granick - Director of Civil Liberties, Stanford Law School
>> Center for Internet and Society at Stanford University
>>
>> Abstract
>> The American government is at a crossroads in its relationship with the
>> people it governs. Despite long-standing official denials, documents leaked
>> to the press by 29-year-old government contractor Edward Snowden show that
>> the United States has a vast domestic spying program in which it
>> indiscriminately collects information on millions or hundreds of millions
>> of Americans in the name of foreign intelligence and counterterrorism.
>> These revelations impact our domestic law and policy as well as commercial
>> and international interests.  In this talk, Granick will review what we now
>> know about government surveillance, discuss the legality of these programs
>> and discuss principles to help lawmakers and the public understand and
>> respond to mass surveillance.
>>
>> Jennifer Granick is the Director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford
>> Center for Internet and Society. Jennifer returns to Stanford after working
>> with the internet boutique firm of Zwillgen PLLC. Before that, she was the
>> Civil Liberties Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  Jennifer
>> practices, speaks and writes about computer crime and security, electronic
>> surveillance, consumer privacy, data protection, copyright, trademark and
>> the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. From 2001 to 2007, Jennifer was
>> Executive Director of CIS and taught Cyberlaw, Computer Crime Law, Internet
>> intermediary liability, and Internet law and policy. Before teaching at
>> Stanford, Jennifer spent almost a decade practicing criminal defense law in
>> California. She was selected by Information Security magazine in 2003 as
>> one of 20 "Women of Vision" in the computer security field. She earned her
>> law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and
>> her undergraduate degree from
>>
> the New
> College of the University of South Florida.
>
>>
>> LOCATION
>> Wallenberg Theater
>> Wallenberg Hall
>> 450 Serra Mall, Building 160
>>
>> Stanford, Ca 94305-2055
>>
>>
>>
>>
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