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Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing Symposium
Conference on Online Deliberation

DIAC-2008 is Coming!

On June 26-29 on the UC Berkeley campus, CPSR will be hosting its 11th Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing symposium. As in 2005 we are teaming up with the Online Deliberation conference. The Information School at Berkeley is also a sponsor and their building will be the hub for the DIAC-2008 / OD-2008 event.

The theme this year is "Tools for Participation: Collaboration, Deliberation, and Decision Support."

Please stay tuned.  We've got lots of exciting events planned!

Links of interest

Links of interest A Tribute to Joseph Weizenbaum by CPSR members

Created on March 23, 2008.


Links of interest Call for Contributions - DIAC 2008

Created on December 07, 2007.


Links of interest The CPSR - November 2007

Created on December 07, 2007.


Recent news

Recent news Watch CPSR'S annual conference on video

Created on February 18, 2008.

You can now view the complete conference proceedings on video. Links to the video, hosted by, are here:

Recent news CPSR/Japan VP comments on the illegal/harmful websites (Jan. 2008)

Created on January 26, 2008.

CPSR/Japan VP comments on the Japanese proposal on the regulation of illigal/harmful websites.

Recent news CPSR's 2008 Norbert Wiener Award given to Bruce Schneier

Created on January 24, 2008.


Recent news 2007 End of Year Campaign

Created on December 24, 2007.


Recent news Registration is now open for Technology in Wartime Conference

Created on November 10, 2007.

Visit the Technology in Wartime site to register:

Recent news Call for Participation - 2008 Participatory Design Conference

Created on October 27, 2007.

Experiences and Challenges -- September 30 – October 4, 2008 -- Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Recent news Economics of Identity Theft

Created on October 27, 2007.

New book by former CPSR Board member L. Jean Camp

Recent news Call for Papers - PSAI 2008

Created on October 27, 2007.

Workshop on Privacy and Security - Artificial Intelligence (PSAI 2008) Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain

Recent news CPSR Board Meeting   CPSR offices in downtown San Francisco, November 03, 2007

Created on September 27, 2007.

There will be a short annual board meeting followed by informal discussion, and a CiviCRM demo.

Recent news Techonology in Wartime Conference   Stanford University, January 26, 2008

Created on September 27, 2007.

This conference will explore how computer technology is used during war -- both for the purposes of combat/defense, as well as for human rights interventions into war-torn regions.

Recent news 2007 United Nations Internet Governance forum   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 12, 2007 - November 15, 2007

Created on July 21, 2007.

The roles and functions of the Forum are set out in paragraphs 72-79 of the "Tunis Agenda for the Information Society". Briefly, its main purpose will be to discuss a wide range of issues related to Internet Governance, and, where appropriate, to make recommendations to the international community. The working and function of the Forum will be multilateral, multi-stakeholder, democratic and transparent.

Recent news 30th International Public ICANN Meeting   Los Angeles, CA USA, October 29, 2007 - November 02, 2007

Created on July 21, 2007.

This is a unique opportunity for the world's Internet community to gather together in the city that was in many ways the birthplace of the Internet and which was the home of its earliest pioneers.

Recent news OSCON/OSCAMP get together

Created on July 21, 2007.

Board member Todd Davies will be at OSCON/OSCamp in Portland from Tuesday afternoon July 23 through Thursday July 25, 2007

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