Can the government read through your private email without you knowing it? Can law enforcement track you wherever you and your cell phone go without any reason to suspect you of wrongdoing? What standards should apply before the government should have access to such personal information?
Please join The Constitution Project for an examination of the current debate surrounding efforts to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that regulates government access to electronic communications. This panel discussion will provide a variety of perspectives on the issues before this Congress as it considers legislation designed to bring ECPA into the 21st century.
A panel discussion of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
Gregory Nojeim, Senior Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
Richard Salgado, Legal Director of Law Enforcement and Information Security, Google
Heather Sawyer, Minority Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
Jason Weinstein, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Dept of Justice
Sharon Bradford Franklin, Senior Counsel, The Constitution Project
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
1101 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005