January 23, 2013

A Rational Response to the Privacy ‘Crisis’

A Rational Response to the Privacy 'Crisis'

Featuring Larry Downes, Author and Internet Industry Analyst; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Kelly William Cobb, Senior Director of External Affairs, Cato Institute.

December 6, 2012

Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess

Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess

Featuring the editor Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Tom W. Bell, Professor, Chapman University School of Law; with comments by Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President, Recording Industry Association of America; moderated by Jim Harper, Director, Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 28, 2012

Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Who's Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

July 19, 2012

Airport Body-Scanning: Will TSA Follow the Law?

Airport Body-Scanning: Will TSA Follow the Law?

Featuring Ginger McCall, Director, Open Government Program, Electronic Privacy Information Center; Marc Scribner, Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute; John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Jim Harper, Director, Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

April 26, 2012

Is Immigration Good for America?

Is Immigration Good for America? - Address

Featuring: Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), ranking member on the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement; Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA; Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Ali Noorani, National Immigration Forum; Barry Chiswick, George Washington University; Jim Harper, Cato Institute; Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College; Stuart Anderson, National Foundation for American Policy; Ted Alden, Council on Foreign Relations; Bryan Caplan, George Mason University; Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute. Moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Sallie James, and Dan Ikenson of the Cato Institute.

March 23, 2012

Cybersecurity: Will Federal Regulation Help?

Cybersecurity: Will Federal Regulation Help?

Featuring Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute, moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 30, 2011

Abolish the Transportation Security Administration

Abolish the Transportation Security Administration

Featuring David Rittgers, Legal Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 23, 2011

Publication Practices for Transparent Government: Rating the Congress

Publication Practices for Transparent Government: Rating the Congress

Featuring Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; John Wonderlich, Policy Director, Sunlight Foundation; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

July 20, 2011

Immigration Reform, Yes; E-Verify, No

Immigration Reform, Yes; E-Verify, No

Featuring Dan Griswold, Director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Government Affairs Manager, Cato Institute.

January 26, 2011

Location-Tracking Technology and Privacy

Location-Tracking Technology and Privacy

Featuring Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR); Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.