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12:00PM to 2:00PM
Sterling Law Building - 128
Laura DeNardis, M.Eng, Ph.D., is a Professor of Internet architecture and governance and Faculty Director of the Internet Governance Lab at American University in Washington, D.C.
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Join ACS, the Information Society Project, TechSoc, and YLBS for a conversation with Travis LeBlanc and BJ Ard at 6pm on March 29th in room 120. How will net neutrality fare in the new administration? What steps can be taken to safeguard it? What options does the administration have available to tear down the framework already built? Dinner will be served.
5:00PM to 6:00PM
Baker Hall, 40 Ashmun Street, Room A422
Are you concerned about the security of your electronic messages? Wondering why everyone is talking about Signal? Confused about @ylsclinics email? Curious about your ethical obligations and how best to guard the confidentiality of client communication?
This training is for you. We will set up PGP encryption for e-mail and discuss secure text, audio, and video messaging options. Bring your computer, cellphone, and burning questions about digital security.
12:10PM to 1:00PM
Baker Hall A005
Engaging with—and influencing—public policy is increasingly a core part of even small companies' businesses. And where startups and other growing companies aren't yet large or established enough to have dedicated policy departments, the job of government relations and public policy management often falls to the in-house legal team. This talk will explore the ways general counsels can make their mark on topics ranging from regulatory issues to national constitutional questions, and use the in-house legal platform to have an impact far beyond the company's walls.
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Conversation with Floyd Abrams on The Soul of the First Amendment
Floyd Abrams, a noted lawyer and award-winning legal scholar specializing in First Amendment issues, examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than is the case anywhere else in the world.
It’s Too Complicated: How the Internet Upends Katz, Smith, and Electronic Surveillance Law with Susan Landau
12:00PM to 1:00PM
It’s Too Complicated: How the Internet Upends Katz, Smith, and Electronic Surveillance Law with Susan Landau, Professor of Cybersecurity Policy
6:15PM to 7:45PM
Room 129 - Yale Law School
Join the Solomon Center and YHeLPS as we welcome Tim Wu for a discussion of his book The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads. Prof. Wu's book traces the roots and explosive growth of the global multibillion-dollar marketing industry. From fake news to social movements, Professor Wu’s insight into how advertisers have innovated to capture and maintain billions of consumers’ attention promises important lessons for today’s policymakers and advocates.
Call for Abstracts and Participants: Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference
The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression invites applications to participate in the fifth annual Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference (FESC). The conference will be held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut from April 28 – 30, 2017. We ask all those interested in presenting a paper or commenting on a paper to respond by February 24, 2017.