May 2019

Free Speech and the Internet (Past Event)

May 24, 2019
Stanford Law School

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Friday, May 24
How Should Free Speech Principles Apply to the Content Policy of Internet Platforms?
•    Danielle Citron, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
•    Niall Ferguson, Stanford University
•    Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami Law School
•    Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School
Moderator: Nate Persily, Stanford Law School

What the Loss of Net Neutrality Means for Democracy and Innovation (Past Event)

May 30, 2019
Stanford Law School

In 2017, the FCC voted to abolish net neutrality protections, which ensure that we, not the companies we pay to get online, get to choose what we do online. This event will explore what we lost, why it matters, and what’s happening with efforts to restore those protections in the courts, the states and Washington, D.C.

Public forum to Examine the USA Freedom Act, Telephone Records Program (Past Event)

May 31, 2019
Washington, DC

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Chairman Adam Klein and Board Members Edward Felten and Jane Nitze have announced a May 31, 2019 public forum in Washington, DC to examine the USA FREEDOM Act and the government’s call detail records (CDR) program under that law. Several key provisions of the USA FREEDOM Act will sunset in December unless they are reauthorized by Congress.