March 8, 2010 (All day)

Technology design can maximize or decimate our basic rights to free speech, privacy, property ownership, and creative thought. Board members of EFF discuss some good and bad design decisions through the years and the societal impact of those decisions.

WHAT:
Architecture is Policy: The Legal and Social Impact of Technical Design Decisions

WHO:
Ed Felten (Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University)
Dave Farber (Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy in the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University)
Lorrie Cranor (Associate Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy, Director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS), Carnegie Mellon University)
John Buckman (EFF Board Chair, Serial Entrepreneur)
Cindy Cohn (EFF Legal Director, Moderator)

WHERE:
Newell-Simon Hall, Room 3305
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

WHEN:
4pm
Monday, March 8