2,614Oct 25, 2013
National Security Agency Internet Surveillance
Privacy and surveillance experts talked about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program and how the NSA complies with individual privacy protection laws. They focused on ...
571Jul 9, 2013
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Policy Perspectives
Critics talked about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden. The legality of the programs was challenged. Several options for ...
346Apr 3, 2013
Reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of global positioning systems (GPS), as well as the government’s ability to monitor personal ...
245Nov 30, 2012
Communicators with Gregory Nojeim and Konrad Motyka
Gregory Nojeim from the Center for Democracy and Technology and Konrad Motyka, president of the FBI Agents Association, discuss the privacy of email and electronic communications.
156Jul 31, 2012
Senate Cybersecurity Bill
Gregory Nojeim talked about the Center for Democracy and Technology’s opposition to the cybersecurity bill being debated in the Senate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
480May 21, 2010
Electronic Privacy Law
Panelists talked about modernizing the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to fit with current digital communications networks. Among the topics the panelists addressed were problems ...
207Jan 19, 2010
Law Enforcement and Privacy
Panelists at a conference on global cyber-security policy focused on law enforcement operations, privacy rights and cyber-security policy. Among the topics they addressed were balancing civil ...
745May 1, 2009
Witnesses testified about computer system security at a hearing entitled, “Cybersecurity: Network Threats and Policy Challenges.” Among the issues they addressed were the ...
127Dec 3, 2008
Privacy, Domestic Intelligence, and Information Sharing
A panel discussion was held on protecting individual privacy when intelligence agencies share information. Lisa Graves moderated.
“The Way Forward: Privacy and ...
77Dec 3, 2008
Border Security, Privacy, and Civil Liberties
Panelists spoke about immigration and customs practices, and balancing border security with privacy and civil liberty concerns. Among the topics they addressed were search procedures, ...
40Apr 28, 2005
Patriot Act Reauthorization
The Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Patriot Act. This first panel focused on Sections 206 and Section ...
142Aug 23, 2004
September 11 Commission Report
The committee reviewed September 11 Commission proposals to reorganize the intelligence community, strengthen U.S. borders, and target terrorist support networks. Chairman Coble outlined the ...
16Aug 7, 2004
Civil Liberties Issues
Participants talked about the state of civil liberties in the U.S. and media coverage of the Patriot Act. Among the topics they addressed were privacy rights, law enforcement investigatory and ...
16Jun 7, 2002
The Impact of September 11 on Civil Rights
The national convention topic will be “Arab Americans Mobilizing for Empowerment.”
23Mar 20, 2002
Homeland Security and Personal Liberty
As part of a series of forums on the world after September 11, the guests debated the issues of ensuring U.S. domestic security while protecting personal liberties. The program was titled, ...
34Apr 4, 2000
Drivers and the Privacy Protection Act
Witnesses testified about privacy rights and selling personal information on driver’s licenses to third parties. The talked about potential legislation that would bar states from sharing ...
72Mar 4, 1999
Banking Regulations and Privacy Issues
Witnesses testified about a bill which would reform Depression-era laws which established barriers between banks, securities firms and insurance companies. The bill would put merchant banking ...
12Feb 7, 1999
Military Preparedness for Terrorism
Mr. Blair and Mr. Nojaim discussed news stories and debated the question of whether the military should be a part of a response to domestic terrorist threats. They responded to ...
12Jan 17, 1998
Panelists talked about airline safety and the rules and regulations regarding air travel. Mr. Bowles outlined the major recommendations for Federal Aviation Administration reform made by ...
26Sep 5, 1996
Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing
The first meeting of the Aviation Safety and Security Commission, an 18-member, presidentially-appointed board which was formed after the ValuJet and TWA crashes, was held. The commission, with ...
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