Rescheduled for 4/3: Is Privacy a Thing of the Past? How Technology has Outpaced the Law on Government Access to Electronic Communications

  • April 3, 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

***Rescheduled for 4/3***

Prior registrants are guaranteed a seat if they re-register by Tuesday 3/19.

Can the government read through your private email without you knowing it? Can law enforcement track you wherever you and your cell phone go without any reason to suspect you of wrongdoing? What standards should apply before the government should have access to such personal information?

Please join The Constitution Project for an examination of the current debate surrounding efforts to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that regulates government access to electronic communications. This panel discussion will provide a variety of perspectives on the issues before this Congress as it considers legislation designed to bring ECPA into the 21st century.


A panel discussion of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).


David Lieber, Privacy Policy Counsel, Google

Gregory Nojeim, Senior Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology

Lisa Kohn, Legislative Director, Office of Representative Suzan K. DelBene

Jason Weinstein, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Dept of Justice

Sharon Bradford Franklin, Senior Counsel, The Constitution Project


Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST


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