July 24, 2009

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Featuring Christopher Calabrese, Counsel, Technology & Liberty Program, American Civil Liberties Union; David E. Williams, Vice President, Policy, Citizens Against Government Waste; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 4, 2009

In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

In Search of Jefferson's Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

Featuring the author, Temple University Law Professor David Post; Clive Crook, Chief Washington Commentator of the Financial Times and Senior Editor of The Atlantic Monthly; and Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law at The George Washington University and Legal Affairs Editor of The New Republic; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies at the Cato Institute

December 10, 2008

Just Give Us the Data! Prospects for Putting Government Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Just Give Us the Data!  Prospects for Putting Government  Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Featuring Ed Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University; Gary D. Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute

November 10, 2008

Against Intellectual Monopoly

Against Intellectual Monopoly

Featuring the coauthor Michele Boldrin, The Joseph G. Hoyt Distinguished Professor of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis; with comments by Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D., Founder and president, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute

October 10, 2008

The Crime of Reason and the Closing of the Scientific Mind

The Crime of Reason and the Closing of the Scientific Mind

Featuring the author Robert B. Laughlin, Nobel Laureate in Physics and Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics, Stanford University; with comments by Thomas Sydnor, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for the Study of Digital Property at the Progress & Freedom Foundation. Moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

January 18, 2007

Identity Crisis: How Identification Is Overused and Misunderstood

Featuring the author Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; with comments by James Lewis, Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Jay Stanley, Public Education Director, Technology and Liberty Project American Civil Liberties Union.