Updating Surveillance Law on Government Access to Your Online Data

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Government access to email and other data has been in the news like never before. There’s a growing consensus that the law doesn’t fit with how we use technology nor provide the privacy or security that we should expect. At the same time, government needs investigative tools. We’ll discuss the hot issues, the patchwork of nonintuitive rules, obsolete assumptions and possible fixes to the law.

Christopher Calabrese


Vice President, Policy, Center for Democracy & Technology

Chris Hoofnagle


Professor, UC Berkeley Law

Jamil Jaffer


Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute & Assistant Professor of Law and Director, National Security Law & Policy Program, George Mason University Law School

government spying law legislation privacy encryption strategy & trends


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