April 14 Privacy with Schneier, Smith, Harper, Cowell and others TBAPaul, · Categories: General
April 14 Saturday – Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility presents (with some help from ibiblio)
- Bruce Schneier internationally renowned security technologist and author. Described by The Economist as a “security guru,” Schneier is best known as a refreshingly candid and lucid security critic and commentator. When people want to know how security really works, they turn to Schneier.
- Privacy Journal’s Robert Ellis Smithrecognized as the leading expert on the right to privacy in the U.S. He is an experienced journalist, a lawyer, an author of several essential books on privacy. Twice he has been asked to write the definition of privacy for the World Book Encyclopedia.
- Jim Harper of the CATO Institute a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Recently, Harper wrote the book Identity Crisis: How Identification Is Overused and Misunderstood. Harper is the editor of Privacilla.org, a Web-based think tank devoted exclusively to privacy, and he maintains online federal spending resource WashingtonWatch.com.
- Sen. Janet Cowell
More details at the date approaches.