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    Defining Privacy

    Panelists attempted to define “privacy” and talked about the conceptual interests at stake in discussions of privacy.  Chair Medine made opening remarks. br/ br/…

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    Private Sector Privacy Experts

    Private sector privacy experts talked about enhancing privacy oversight and technology for companies and the federal government. John Grant talked about the impact of technology on…

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    Government Privacy Officials

    Government privacy officials talked about privacy and civil liberties oversight. Alex Joel spoke about the challenges for the intelligence community in balancing national security…

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    Counterterrorism Privacy Issues and Technology

    Panelists talked about the oversight role of Congress at the intersection of privacy and technology. Annie Anton said that as terrorists and criminals were getting smarter than ever,…

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    Clean Power Plan, Afternoon Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Clean Power Plan, Morning Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Broadband in Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chair Reed Hundt told…

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    Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing on prescription drug abuse and its role in the increased use of Heroin in the U.S. They also spoke about…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 3

    The Defense Department’s independent review panel investigating the military’s handling of sexual assault heard testimony on recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 2

    The Defense Department’s independent review panel investigating the military’s handling of sexual assault heard testimony on recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 1

    Members of the Defense Department’s Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel continued reviewing the findings of their Victim Services Subcommittee study of the systems…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Hearing, International Law Issues

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that gives the government authority to conduct surveillance…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Hearing, Academics and Advocates Panel

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on the section 702 portion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that gives the government the authority to…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Hearing, Government Officials Panel

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on the section 702 portion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that gives the government the authority to…

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    Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 1

    Retired senior commanders from the various branches of the U.S. military testified before a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 2

    Retired senior commanders from the various branches of the U.S. military testified before a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 4

    Members of a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of adult sexual assault in the military made their final deliberations following…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 3

    Two women who were sexually assaulted in the military told their experiences to a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the military systems for handling cases of…

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    Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

    Drug enforcement officials testified on the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan and the future of counternarcotics efforts as U.S. military forces continued to withdraw from the…

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