[Busec] Fwd: TALK: Monday 10-28-2013 Monday 10-28-13 NSA Mass Surveillance: Turning the Fourth (and First) Amendment on It's Head

Jeffrey Finkelstein jeffreyf at bu.edu
Wed Oct 23 12:38:31 EDT 2013


On a related note, the EFF and others are holding a rally against mass
surveillance in Washington D.C. this weekend, with the express goal of
enacting reform to the USA PATRIOT Act.

  https://rally.stopwatching.us/

Jeffrey

On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Ran Canetti <canetti at bu.edu> wrote:
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> Subject: TALK: Monday 10-28-2013 Monday 10-28-13 NSA Mass Surveillance:
> Turning the Fourth (and First) Amendment on It's Head
> Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:01:19 -0400
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> NSA Mass Surveillance: Turning the Fourth (and First) Amendment on It's Head
> Speaker: Cindy Cohn
> Speaker Affiliation: Electronic Frontier Foundation
> Host: MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL
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> Date: Monday, October 28, 2013
> Time:  2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
> Refreshments Time: 2:45 PM
> Location: MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Bldg 32 Kiva Conference Room, 4th Floor,
> G449
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> EFF's Legal Director will walk us through the NSA Mass Surveillance that has
> been now confirmed by the government in light of the revelations of Edward
> Snowden.  She'll discuss the history of the spying revelations, up to and
> including the recent revelations, review the legal challenges that EFF and
> others have been mounting since 2006.  She'll discuss the government's
> changing legal justifications for the spying and its claims of oversight by
> the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government and the
> Constitutional implications of mass surveillance. Finally, she'll walk
> through what EFF and others are doing to try to bring the rule of law back
> to the NSA and what the implications are for all Americans, especially those
> who seek to develop and sell  technologies.
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> Relevant URL: http://bigdata.csail.mit.edu/
> For more information please contact: Susana Kevorkova, 617-248-8424, <a
> href="mailto:skevorkova at csail.mit.edu">skevorkova at csail.mit.edu</a>
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