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POSTPONED!

The California Bipartisan Commission on Internet Political Practices meeting scheduled for this Friday at Stanford Law School has been postponed. As soon as a new date is set, it will be posted here. Questions should be directed to Paul Cusack at (213)740-6126 or pcusack@usc.edu

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Webmaster/ Interaction Designer
Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society

The Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is looking to hire a Webmaster/ Interaction Designer, responsible for maintaining, updating, and expanding the CIS website and CIS Executive Director Lawrence Lessig’s website. This is a part-time position that will start spring quarter and continue through at least the end of the 2003-2004 school year.

-Primus withdraws Subpoena-

On February 27, 2003, the Stanford Center for Internet and Society (CIS) convinced Primus Telecommunications to withdraw its subpoena seeking the identifying information of individuals who anonymously posted messages on a Yahoo! message board discussing Primus. Primus served Yahoo! with a subpoena on December 31, 2002 demanding that Yahoo! identify eleven “John Doe” users. Primus admitted that these individuals were not accused of any wrongdoing.

Philip Zimmermann

The human population isn't doubling every 18 months, but the ability of computers to keep track of us is. Until recently, the biggest threat to privacy was Moore's law, a blind force carrying us to a dystopian future. Since 9/11, this force is guided and accelerated by deliberate policy. How do we get out of this mess?Monday, March 10, 2003
12:30-1:30 pm
Moot Court Room
Stanford University Law School
Lunch will be provided
All Welcome

About the Speaker

World of Ends

World of Ends is an elegant, succinct discussion of "what the Internet is and How to Stop Mistaking It for Something Else" by Doc Searls and David Weinberger. Happily, this great piece is dedicated to the Public Domain via creative commons.

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