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EFF Panel in Pittsburgh: Architecture Is Policy

March 3, 2010

EFF Panel in Pittsburgh: Architecture Is Policy

Board Members to Discuss Societal Impact of Technology Design

Pittsburgh - On Monday, March 8, at 4 p.m., board members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will discuss the societal impact of technology design in a panel at Carnegie Mellon University.

Technology design can maximize or decimate our basic rights to free speech, privacy, property ownership, and creative thought. The panel will discuss some good and bad design decisions through the years and the ramifications of those decisions.

Monday's panel is free and open to the public.

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

WHEN:
4 p.m.
Monday, March 8

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

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)

Contact:

Rebecca Jeschke
Media Relations Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation
press@eff.org

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