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Contact:
Lisa L. Kirchner
412-268-1356

For immediate release:
February 24, 2003

Top Minds at Carnegie Mellon Discuss Computer Surveillance and the War on Terrorism

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon's Institute for the Study of Information Technology & Society (InSITeS) will be hosting an evening panel titled "Computer Surveillance and the War on Terrorism: Promoting National Security or a Return to McCarthyism?"

Tuesday, February 25, 7 to 9 p.m.
Giant Eagle Auditorium (Room A51, Baker Hall), Carnegie Mellon University

The session is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For information please contact Dr. Dorothy Bassett at 412-268-4839.

Speakers will be:

Latanya Sweeney
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Technology and Policy School of Computer Science, Institute for Software Research International and Director, Laboratory for International Data Privacy

Peter Madsen
Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy Executive Director, Center for Advancement of Applied Ethics

Pradeep K. Khosla
Director, Center for Computer and Communications Security (C3S) Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Information Networking Institute Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor, College of Engineering and School of Computer Science

David Farber
Visiting Professor, School of Computer Science and H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunications, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, Dept. of Computer and Information Science Former Chief Technologist at the FCC

Peter Shane
Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Public Policy Director, Institute for the Study of Information Technology and Society H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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