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With surveillance the hot topic due to recent news stories about the N.S.A., East Village Internet pioneer Paul Garrin will be moderating a free panel discussion on ”Ethics, Law and Surveillance Culture,” at Cooper Union’s Great Hall, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on Mon., Sept. 23. The press release for the event is below:
The Cooper Union Alumni Association
Cooper Union Entrepreneurs Society
in association with the MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City
In light of recent revelations of pervasive digital surveillance, our panel will present the long history of domestic spying by government agencies, private sector cooperation, and the legal, ethical and business challenges of defending and preserving liberty and constitutionality in cyberspace.
Investigative Journalist, Expert on NSA and Author of “Puzzle Palace”, “Body of Secrets”, “Pretext to War”, and “The Shadow Factory”
Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
Stanley L. Cohen
Human Rights Activist, Criminal Defense Attorney, Legal Counsel
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Journalist, Educator, Radio and TV host of “Let Them Talk”
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is located at Cooper Square (East 7th st and 3rd Avenue) New York, NY 10003.
This event is free and open to the public, and will be live streamed on the internet.
Please RSVP by sending an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Contributions are being accepted to help us fund the event .
Please pitch in what you can afford using our “CrowdTilt” campaign: http://tilt.tc/cIlM
Funding Goal: $900 To Fund: guest speaker transportation, meals and hotel, printing programs, post event dinner for guest speakers and staff.