Reminder: Computers, Freedom, & Privacy: Technology Policy ‘08

The program for next month’s Computers, Freedom & Privacy conference on “Technology Policy ‘08“ has been posted and features an excellent array of tutorials, plenaries and panels:

Plenary Sessions

  • Presidential Technology Policy: Priorities for the Next Executive
  • The 21st Century Panopticon?
  • The National Security State and the Next Adminstration

Tutorials

  • A Short History of Privacy
  • Constitutional Law in Cyberspace
  • e-Deceptive Campaign Practices: Elections 2.0
  • Maintaining Privacy While Accessing On-line Information

Panel Sessions

  • Activism and Education Using Social Networks
  • Breaking the Silence: Iranians Find a Voice on the Internet
  • Charismatic Content: Wikis, Social Networks, and the Future of User-Generated Content
  • Filtering Out Copyright Infringement: Possibilities, Practicalities, and Legalities
  • Filtering and Censorship in Europe
  • Hate Speech and Oppression in Cyberspace
  • Interoperability at the Crossroads?: The “Liberal Order” versus Fragmentation
  • Law, Regulation, and Software Licensing for the Electronic Medical Record
  • Measuring Global Threats to Internet Freedom
  • Network Neutrality: Beyond the Slogans
  • New Challenges for Spyware Policy
  • Patents: The Bleeding Edge of Technology Policy
  • Privacy, Reputation, and the Management of Online Communities
  • Rights & Responsibilities for Software Programs?
  • States as Incubators of Change
  • “The Transparent Society:” Ten Years Later
  • Towards Trustworthy e-Voting: An Open Source Approach?

The “early bird” registration deadline is Fri., May 2, 2008. Hope to see you there.

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