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Humphrey Institute Hosts Discussion of Internet Privacy

The Humphrey Institute’s Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host a panel discussion on Today’s Online Privacy Challenges: Innovation and Liberty, on Monday, January 26, at the Humphrey Center.

What: Panel discussion about Internet privacy

When: Monday, January 26, 7:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Where: Humphrey Forum, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis

Who: The Humphrey Institute’s Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, elected officials, and experts in information technology

Contact: Anne Mason, (612) 625-9436, amason@umn.edu

Since Minnesota’s privacy regulations were adopted in 2002, web-based services have developed the ability to better understand individuals’ online behavior. This two-part panel discussion will provide an up-to-date look at web innovation and discuss its effects on individual liberties.

The panel discussion will be led by leaders in public policy and information technology:

Jeff Brueggeman, vice president of public policy, AT&T
Christopher Buse, Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Technology
Daniel D. Castro, senior analyst, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Representative Joe Hoppe, Minnesota House of Representatives
Bill MacLeslie, chief executive officer, ip:House
Associate Professor William McGeveran, University of Minnesota Law School
Dr. Gregory T. Nojeim, senior counsel, Center for Democracy and Technology
Representative Ryan Winkler, Minnesota House of Representatives

The Humphrey Institute’s Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy explores the increasingly important role that science and technology play in our society and examines its implications for public policy at the international, national, and state levels.

The event is free and open to the public, although RSVPs are requested at cstpp@umn.edu. For more information, visit http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/stpp/MinnesotaPrivacySymposium.html.

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