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Privacy has become one of the defining issue of the Information Age. CIS has received national recognition for its interdisciplinary and multi-angle examination of privacy, particularly as it relates to emerging technology.
Encryption has been a topic of heated debate in the United States and worldwide during the last six years. The COVID-19 epidemic added a new twist to the debate: with millions of people now working, playing, and studying remotely from home, strong encryption is more important than ever to protect the privacy and security of our data and communications. And yet, the U.S. government is currently closer than it's come in years to effectively banning strong encryption.
Riana Pfefferkorn, the Associate Director of Surveillance and Cybersecurity at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, who has investigated and analyzed the ongoing encryption debate between law enforcement and the U.S. government for years, said these bills are a "full frontal nuclear assault on encryption in the United States." Read more about Encryption Under ‘Full-Frontal Nuclear Assault’ By U.S. Bills
RYAN CALO: Who you know and where you are and your health status.
GARCIA: Ryan Calo teaches law at the University of Washington. Unlike in many countries, there is no centralized government app in the U.S. Instead, private companies like Apple and Google are involved in developing apps, and so are universities like MIT, and also some local governments. Read more about The Cost Of Contact Tracing
Featuring Ali Lange, Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, Google; Ryan Calo, Co‐Director, Tech Policy Lab & Professor of Law, University of Washington; and Harper Reed, Senior Fellow, Annenberg Innovation Lab, University of Southern California; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.