Reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of global positioning systems (GPS), as well as… read more

Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of global positioning systems (GPS), as well as the government’s ability to monitor personal information. Panelists focused on efforts to reform the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that regulated government access to electronic communications, to more clearly protect digital privacy rights. They responded to questions from the audience.

“Is Privacy a Thing of the Past? How Technology has Outpaced the Law on Government Access to Electronic Communications” was a presentation by the Constitution Project at the Google office in Washington, D.C. close

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  • Lieber, David Counsel Google->Privacy Policy
  • Nojeim, Gregory T. Senior Counsel and Director Center for Democracy and Technology->Project on Freedom, Security and Technology
  • Weinstein, Jason M. Deputy Assistant Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice->Criminal Division
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Reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

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Program ID:
311886-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2013

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  • Apr 04, 2013 | 3:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Apr 07, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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