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  • NSA Surveillance Media Coverage
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    National Security Agency Surveillance Programs

    Washington Post correspondents talked about their contributions to their newspaper’s coverage of National Security Agency’s surveillance programs that collected metadata of Americans' phone records.…

  • Privacy  Civil Liberties Oversight Board Afternoon Sessions
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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Technical Perspectives

    Technical experts talked about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden. They explained how the collection of “metadata” can be used by the…

  • Internet Caucus Debates Do Not Track Privacy
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    Internet Privacy Issues

    Panelists talked about online privacy issues related to third party tracking of consumer web searches and behavior. All of the speakers agreed that a “do not track” policy should be created…

  • Threats and Benefits of New Technology
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    Threats and Benefits of New Technology

    Panelists talked about advertisement targeting and profiling in new forms of technology, including social media. The event was hosted by the University of Colorado Law School which held its…

  • Online Consumer Privacy
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    Online Consumer Privacy

    Government officials and Internet company executives testified about efforts to craft new online consumer privacy legislation, focusing on a measure that would include a “Do Not Track”…

  • Mobile Technology and Privacy Industry and Consumer Officials
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    Mobile Technology and Privacy, Industry and Consumer Officials

    Industry representatives and consumer advocates testified on privacy issues surrounding smartphones, tablets and other mobile technologies. They focused on reports revealing that Apple’s…