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    Events of Interest: ACS: Privacy and Security Issues in a Digital Age (Nov. 3)

    The American Constitution Society will have a panel discussion on privacy questions. From the site:

    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy invites you to attend:

    Living Online: Privacy and Security Issues in a Digital Age

    Our lives are increasingly lived online. A large number of Americans routinely exchange information in cyberspace for personal, business, and other purposes. What privacy and security issues present themselves in this relatively new and increasingly ubiquitous space? What particular privacy concerns might apply when specific entities, such as the government, hold or process our information? What particular considerations might apply when the information being transmitted is particularly sensitive, such as health care information or financial information? How do privacy, security, and information ownership concerns function when information is being exchanged on social networking sites?

    The November 3, 2009 event will feature a lunchtime keynote address by Jessica Rich, Acting Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection.

    A panel discussion will be held from 1 – 2:30 pm and will feature:

    Moderator, Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law at George Washington University and Legal Affairs Editor for The New Republic
    Marc M. Groman, Counsel (FTC Detail), Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
    Deborah C. Peel, MD, Founder and Chair, Patient Privacy Rights; Chair, Coalition for Patient Privacy
    Lillie Coney, Associate Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center; Coordinator, Privacy Coalition

    Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m., with keynote remarks to begin at noon. Register here.

    Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Center for American Progress, 1333 H. Street NW, 10th Floor; Washington, DC 20005
    For more information: http://www.acslaw.org/node/14449

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