The CPSR Compiler - January 2008
COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS for SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Turning Thoughts to Actions
CPSR's annual conference, Technology in Wartime, is coming up on January 26. Reserve a spot by registering at www.technologyinwartime.org before space runs out!
where: Stanford Law School (559 Nathan Abbott Way)
when: January 26, 2008, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Speakers include Bruce Schneier (BT Counterpane), Barbara Simons (ACM), Herb Lin (National Academy of Sciences), Cindy Cohn (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Patrick Ball (Benetech), Terry Winograd (Stanford University), Neil Rowe (Naval Defense Academy), Nick Mathewson (the Tor project), Ronald Arkin (Georgia Tech's Mobile Robots Lab) and Noah Shachtman (Wired magazine's war correspondent).
Questions we'll address include: How will autonomous robots and cyberwarfare change combat? Does internet surveillance undermine the rules of espionage? How do we limit digital censorship during war? What kinds of software can help victims in war-torn countries? What can socially-responsible computer professionals do?
admission: Students $20 or free with work-exchange/Attendees $50-$100 (all money goes to CPSR)
Registration is open. Register before Jan. 26 and get more information at: www.technologyinwartime.org
sponsored by: Google, iSec Partners, Stanford Law School, and Joi Ito
(c) Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility 2008
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