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POSTPONED Is Privacy a Thing of the Past? How Technology has Outpaced the Law on Government Access to Electronic Communications
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)
The event “Is Privacy a Thing of the Past?,” originally scheduled for March 6th at noon, has been postponed due to the high likelihood of inclement weather.
The event will be rescheduled for a future date. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Is Privacy a Thing of the Past?
How Technology has Outpaced the Law on Government Access to Electronic Communications
Can the government read through your private email without you knowing it? Can law enforcement track you wherever you and your cell phone go without any reason to suspect you of wrongdoing? What standards should apply before the government should have access to such personal information?
Please join The Constitution Project for an examination of the current debate surrounding efforts to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that regulates government access to electronic communications. This panel discussion will provide a variety of perspectives on the issues before this Congress as it considers legislation designed to bring ECPA into the 21st century.
*Lunch will be served*
A panel discussion of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
- Greg Nojeim, Senior Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
- Richard Salgado, Legal Director of Law Enforcement and Information Security, Google
- Heather Sawyer, Minority Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
- Jason Weinstein, Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
- Sharon Bradford Franklin (moderator), Senior Counsel, The Constitution Project
March 6, 2013 from 12:00pm-2:00pm
Google Washington D.C.
1101 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Larry Akey, Director of Communications
Direct - 202.580.6922; Cell - 202.580.9313
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The Constitution Project
Created out of the belief that we must cast aside the labels that divide us in order to keep our democracy strong, The Constitution Project (TCP) brings together policy experts and legal practitioners from across the political spectrum to foster consensus-based solutions to the most difficult constitutional challenges of our time. TCP seeks to reform the nation's broken criminal justice system and to strengthen the rule of law through scholarship, advocacy, policy reform and public education initiatives. Established in 1997, TCP is based in Washington, D.C.