March 2016

Cyberwarfare Ethics: What You Need to Know (Past Event)

March 2, 2016
Santa Clara University

For more information and to register visit the event website

Professor Patrick Lin discusses key ethical, legal, and policy challenges in cyberwarfare. This event is part of the “IT, Ethics, and Law” lecture series, co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute.

Stanford Intermediary Liability Lab with Yana Welinder (Past Event)

March 3, 2016
Stanford Law School

RSVP is required for this free event. 

Yana Welinder from Wikimedia Foundation will join our conversation and present emerging intermediary liability issues for online platforms. In particular, we will discuss thorny issues arising in the context of Wikimedia's activities, where the global, peer-produced nature of Wikipedia can test the limits of the tension between freedom of expression and third-party claims.

Introduction to European Data Protection and Privacy (Past Event)

March 7, 2016
Stanford Law School

RSVP is required for this free event. 

This talk will introduce the basic concepts of European data protection and privacy law and explore the fundamental differences between the European and US approaches, including by examining recent events (e.g., the Schrems case, the EU/US Privacy Shield, and the General Data Protection Regulation).

Hate Crimes in Cyberspace: Charting a New Course for the 21st Century (Past Event)

March 10, 2016
Elon University

University of Maryland Professor of Law and author of the book “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace,” Danielle Citron provides a systematic account of online harassment, and the personal, economic, professional and social costs to its victims and society. Citron tackles the increasingly prevalent but often trivialized issues of cyber stalking and cyber bullying, helps us understand them and maps a course for how we can address them.

Overseas Surveillance in an Interconnected World: Understanding Executive Order 12333 and Its Reach (Past Event)

March 17, 2016
Washington, DC

Presented by: Just Security & The Brennan Center for Justice

SpeakersNeema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Deborah Pearlstein, Associate Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law;Rebecca Richards, Director, Office of Civil Liberties and Privacy, National Security Agency; Amos Toh, Legal Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and former Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice; and Harlan Yu, Principal, Upturn.

RightsCon 2016: The Right to be Forgotten: Remembering Freedom of Expression (Past Event)

March 30, 2016
San Francisco
What and whom should the Internet forget? Who should decide? Can search engines be trusted as the guardians and censors of the online world? How are individual interests best protected on the internet? How can we strike the balance between privacy and freedom of expression online? Has privacy won the draw, in the internet information age?

Crypto Summit 2.0: The weight of security: measuring the benefits of robust encryption (Past Event)

March 30, 2016
San Francisco

Today, the debate over encryption is making headlines in nations around the world. Together, we’re working toward solutions at Crypto Summit 2.0.

The first Crypto Summit, held in July 2015 in Washington, D.C., brought together technologists, lawyers, and policy professionals from different sectors. Since then leading experts have considered proposals that would legislate the future of encryption — and the future of privacy and security online.

RightsCon 2016: Online Hate Speech: Identification and Strategies

March 31, 2016
San Francisco
This session will bring together people who are concerned about different facets of hate speech (which we see as including gendered hate speech). The object is to get a diversity of stakeholders to speak candidly with each other about online hate speech. The discussion will focus on contentious issues like, anonymity, privacy, and jurisdictional concerns that come up in the context of legal intervention.