July 23, 2010 | By Aaron Jue

EFF at Black Hat and DEF CON

Join EFF for a plethora of appearances in Las Vegas, NV, at Black Hat USA 2010 and DEFCON 18. There is still time to register, and EFF supporters receive a 25% discount on Black Hat registration. Remember to stop by the EFF booths to get reduced-rate EFF memberships and top drawer swag! And be on the lookout for the limited edition "Things to Hack" t-shirt available only in Las Vegas.

Check out talks presented by members of our legal and technology teams throughout the week:

Wednesday, July 28
Kevin Bankston and Kurt Opsahl will play the role of the defense attorneys for an indicted hacker in the 2010 edition of Black Hat Hacker Court from 1515-1800 in Forum 25 at Caesar's Palace.

Thursday, July 29
EFF staffers will be at Vegas 2.0's 6th Annual Summit Fundraiser to thank our supporters, including the DEFCON 18 Getaway contest winners and the contest sponsors, Tenable Network Security, iSec Partners, and IOActive. As a special bonus, Summit attendees can receive a complimentary EFF Advocate Level membership and an opportunity to pick up the "Things to Hack" shirt at vastly reduced rates. Many thanks to Vegas 2.0 for their generosity in organizing this amazing benefit event.

Friday, July 30
On this big day for EFF, Marcia Hofmann will teach DEFCON attendees "How to Get Your FBI File (and Other Information You Want From the Federal Government)," from 1000-1050 in Track 3 at the Riviera Conference Center.

On Friday afternoon, Peter Eckersley will talk about the Panopticlick project on the "How Unique Is Your Browser?" panel from 1200 to 1250 in Track 2, and Jennifer Granick, Kevin, Marcia, and Kurt will teach about "The Law of Laptop Search and Seizure" in Track 3 from 1300 to 1350.

In the evening, Peter will join iSEC Partners' Jesse Burns in presenting "An Observatory for the SSLiverse" from 1700 to 1750 in Track 3. A gaggle of EFF attorneys and staff will answer your questions on the annual "Meet the EFF" panel from 1800-1850 in Track 1. From 2000 to 2050, Kevin and the ACLU's Nicole Ozer will present "Big Brother on the Big Screen: Fact/Fiction?" in Track 3.

Saturday July 31
Jennifer and Matt Zimmerman will discuss "Legal Developments in Hardware Hacking" from 1000 to 1050 in Track 1.

FULL CONFERENCE SCHEDULES:
Black Hat
DEFCON 18


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