A “Chain-Link Fence” for Intelligence Surveillance

  • October 14, 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Intelligence surveillance — often by necessity — bypasses many due process protections associated with traditional law enforcement surveillance.  Yet there are few restrictions on how government can query and use intelligence surveillance for law enforcement purposes. This panel will explore what sensible reforms we could adopt to create effective due process restrictions on law enforcement use of intelligence surveillance without rebuilding the “Wall” that was removed in response to the 9/11 attacks. Can we instead build a “Chain-Link Fence” that lets information flow freely between agencies without permitting law enforcement to have unrestricted access to the massive pool of data collected through warrantless intelligence surveillance?

Join us for an interesting discussion of the issue and examination of potential policy reforms to be considered in the coming year. The event is cosponsored by The Constitution Project and Google.

Couldn’t make it? Watch the C-SPAN recording of the event here


Friday, October 14, Noon to 2:00 pm
A light lunch will be served.
The event is free to the public, but space is limited. Register early!
  • Sharon Bradford Franklin, Executive Director, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
  • Neema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Becky Richards, Director, Office of Civil Liberties and Privacy, National Security Agency
  • Peter Swire, Member, The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications
  • Rajesh De (moderator), Partner and Global Head of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice, Mayer Brown LLP

To register for this event, please RSVP here.



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