Security or Surveillance?
Technology's Impact After September 11
The Electronic Privacy Information Center
November 30, 2001,
9:00 am - 10.00 am
National Press Club,
First Amendment Lounge
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
On Friday November 30, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) will host the second in its series of "Security or Surveillance?" policy briefings at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Issues to be discussed include the technical reliability and privacy implications of new security systems and legal measures being considered both domestically and internationally since September 11.
Registration begins at 8:30 am.
The panel begins at 9:00 am and continues until 10.00 am.
The event is open to the press and the public.
For further information contact:
EPIC Research Director
202-483-1140 ext 107
USA Patriot Act , Public Law 107-56. See sections 414-417.
ACLU Analysis of the Legislation
International NGO's Letter to President of the European Council concerning Retention of Communications Data
H.R.3043 To provide for the establishment of an alien nonimmigrant student tracking system. Sponsor: Rep Sweeney, John E.(R-NY). Latest Major Action: 10/4/2001 Referred to House committee: House Judiciary.
H.R.3052 Visa Information Security Act of 2001. To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require that nonimmigrant visa applicants provide fingerprints. Sponsor: Rep Green, Gene (D-TX). Latest Major Action: 10/5/2001 Referred to House committee: House Judiciary.
H.R.3205 Enhanced Border Security Act of 2001. To enhance the border security of the United States, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep Conyers, John, Jr. (D-GA) Latest Major Action: 11/1/2001 Referred to House committee: House Judiciary; House Select Committee on Intelligence; House International Relations; House Government Reform; House Ways and Means; House Transportation and Infrastructure.
S.1618 Enhanced Border Security Act of 2001. A bill to enhance the border security of the United States, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen Kennedy, Edward M. (D-MA). Latest Major Action: 11/1/2001 Referred to Senate committee: Senate Judiciary.
S.1627 Visa Entry Reform Act of 2001. A bill to enhance the security of the international borders of the United States.Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne (D-CA). Latest Major Action: 11/1/2001 Referred to Senate committee: Senate Judiciary.
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), Executive Committee Resolution, AAMVA Web Site, October 24, 2001.
AAMVA Press Release , Task Force on Identification Security FOrmed in Wake of September 11 Terrorist Attacks, October 26, 2001.