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"The Internet, Privacy and the Open Source Movement"


The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) will host a two-panel event at the National Press Club to discuss privacy and the open source movement and to celebrate new publications in these areas. The panels feature distinguished authors, technical experts, professors in law and public policy, and public interest advocates.

WHAT: Panel discussions at the National Press Club to celebrate the publication of three important new books: Jeffrey Rosen, "The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America"; Robert Ellis Smith, "Ben Franklin's Web Site: Privacy and Curiosity from Plymouth Rock to the Internet"; and Peter Wayner, "Free for All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans."

WHO: The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and distinguished speakers (see program details below).

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045

DATE: Monday, June 5, 2000

TIME: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

8:00 Registration

8:45 - 9:00 Welcome:

Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director, EPIC

9:00 - 10:00 Panel I: "From Ben Franklin's Web Site to the Destruction of Privacy in America"

Moderator: Deborah Hurley, Kennedy School of Government

Speakers:

Professor Anita Allen Castellito, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor David Flaherty, Former Information and Privacy Commissioner, British Columbia

Professor Gary Marx, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor Jeffrey Rosen, author, "The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America"

Robert Ellis Smith, author, "Ben Franklin's Web Site"

10:00 - 11:00 Panel II: "The Free Software Movement"

Moderator: Professor James Boyle, American University Law School

Speakers:

Professor Julie Cohen, Georgetown University Law Center

Whitfield Diffie, Distinguished Engineer, Sun Microsystems

Austin Hill, President, Zero Knowledge Systems

Barbara Simons, President, Association for Computing Machinery

Peter Wayner, author, "Free For All: How Linux and the Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans."

For more details and purchase information on these publications visit our Bookstore Favorites.

 

Book Reception

Fund for Constitutional Government, 122 Maryland Avenue, NE, Washington (across the street from the Supreme Court).

Monday, June 5, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center will host a book reception in honor of three new important publications: Jeffrey Rosen, "The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America" (Random House 2000); Robert Ellis Smith, "Ben Franklin's Web Site: Privacy and Curiosity from Plymouth Rock to the Internet" (Privacy Journal 2000) and Peter Wayner, "Free for All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans" (Harper Business 2000) The reception is open to the press and the public. Drinks and light refreshments will be served.

For more details and purchase information on these publications visit our Bookstore Favorites.


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