July 8, 2014

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

Featuring Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX); Greg Nojeim, Senior Counsel and Director, Center for Democracy & Technology, Project on Freedom, Security and Technology; Katie McAuliffe, Executive Director for Digital Liberty, Americans for Tax Reform; David Lieber, Privacy Counsel, Google; and Nate Jones, Attorney, Microsoft Corporation; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 24, 2014

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review; and Mike Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 9, 2013

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It: Afternoon Keynote

Keynote speakers: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), member of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence; Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI); Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).  Panelists include: Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal; Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian; Barton Gellman, Washington Post; Charlie Savage, New York Times; Jameel Jaffer, ACLU; Laura Donohue, Georgetown University Law Center; David Lieber, Google; David Dahl, SpiderOak; Jim Burrows, Silent Circle; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 17, 2013

The Implications of the Expanding U.S. Drone Program

The Implications of the Expanding U.S. Drone Program

Featuring Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Spencer Ackerman, Senior Writer, WIRED Magazine; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

July 27, 2012

The Hidden Surveillance State

The Hidden Surveillance State

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

January 19, 2012

Unintended Consequences of the Rogue Website Crackdown

Unintended Consequences of the Rogue Website Crackdown SOPA, PIPA and OPEN Legislation

Featuring Larry Downes, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom, Author, The Laws of Disruption; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; James Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy, Heritage Foundation; Allan Friedman, Research Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution; and Dan Kaminsky, Security Researcher; moderated by Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute.

October 19, 2011

ECPA at 25: How to Modernize the Law to Better Protect Electronic Privacy

ECPA at 25: How to Modernize the Law to Better Protect Electronic Privacy

Featuring Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Charles H. Kennedy, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom; Partner, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP; and Will DeVries, Policy Counsel, Google, Inc.; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.