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  • Panelists Discuss Privacy in Telecommunications and Internet
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    Digital Platforms and Users' Rights

    Panelists talked about New America’s 2018 study that ranks major global telecommunications and internet companies based on their digital platform policies relating to users' privacy and…

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  • Retaining Customer Data
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    Retaining Customer Data

    The Federal Trade Commission held a forum on technology, consumer privacy and the benefits and the risks associated with information sharing. Panelists included people from business,…

    240 views
  • Craig Newmark on Technology and Freedom
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    Craig Newmark on Technology and Freedom

    Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, was interviewed by New York Times technology reporter Saul Hansell as the keynote address of the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference 19th annual…

    132 views
  • Transparency of the House of Representatives
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    Transparency of the House of Representatives

    The Sunlight Foundation announced recommendations from its Open House Project to increase the transparency of the U.S. House of Representatives and make its operations more available to…

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  • Government Data Mining
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    Government Data Mining

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Balancing Privacy and Security: The Privacy Implications of Government Data Mining Programs.” Witnesses testified about counterterrorism…

    187 views
  • Government Searches of Personal Information
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    Government Searches of Personal Information

    Ms. Harris talked about government searches of personal information. On January 10 the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the privacy implications of government data mining…

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  • Regulation of Digital Media
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    Regulation of Digital Media

    A hearing, one of a series on communications issues and policy, was held on legislation that would enable broadcasters to block the recording of certain audio and video programs in an effort to combat…

    62 views
  • Communications Decency Act Decision
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    Communications Decency Act Decision

    Representatives of various organizations opposed to the Communications Decency Act reacted to the Supreme Court decision to declare the law unconstitutional. They applauded the Court for…

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. In…

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Officials from Planned Parenthood, People for the American Way, and the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, talked to reporters about Senate Majority Leader Dole’s…

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  • Republican Policy Agenda Review
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    Republican Policy Agenda Review

    The participants discussed their concern with the new Republican initiative "Contract with America". Their concern is that this new initiative will affect the freedom of men and women to be…

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  • Violence in Pop Culture
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    Violence in Pop Culture

    Participants discussed violence in pop culture and examined its causes and potential solutions. They answered questions from high school students who called from Idaho, South Carolina, and…

    155 views
  • Assistant Attorney General Nomination
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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several women’s groups spoke in a news conference to support the nomination of law professor Lani Guinier to Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department…

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  • Reaction to emPlanned Parenthood v Caseyem
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    Reaction to Planned Parenthood v. Casey

    Representatives of several pro-choice organizations participated in a news conference at the Center for Reproductive Policy and Law to express their negative views on the decision of the Supreme Court in the…

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  • Disclosure of JFK Assassination Records
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    Disclosure of JFK Assassination Records

    The House Government Operations Subcommittee on Legislation and National Affairs heard testimony on legislation that would mandate full disclosure of the federal government’s files on the investigation…

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  • Habeas Corpus Rights emMcCleskey v Zantem
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    Habeas Corpus Rights: McCleskey v. Zant

    A brief overview was given of the Supreme Court decisions handed down this week, including: Eastern Airlines v. Floyd, in which the Court unanimously voted that passengers on international…

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  • ACLU Reaction to Death Penalty Report
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    ACLU Reaction to Death Penalty Report

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