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Protecting Privacy in the “Golden Age” of Surveillance

Monday, February 11th, 2019 @ 12:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101
Feb 11
Monday, February 11th, 2019 @ 12:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101

Encryption makes it easier to secure our data, but it also hinders law enforcement. Authorities complain the Internet is “going dark.” Privacy advocates assert we’re living in a “golden age” of surveillance. Which is it? And what’s to be done? Our distinguished panel will discuss some of the fascinating and complex questions that were raised—but not resolved—in the Apple v. FBI showdown of 2016.

  • Joan Feigenbaum, Grace Murray Hopper Professor of Computer Science, Yale University
  • Bob Litt, former General Counsel for the Director of National Intelligence
  • Moderated by Alex Abdo, Senior Staff Attorney, Knight First Amendment Institute

A non-pizza lunch will be served.

Co-sponsored by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and student chapters of American Constitution Society, Federalist Society, and National Security Law Society.