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  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building - Room 2226

Download Audio [MP3] Date: Monday, May 14, 2012 Time: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm, Luncheon Presentation & Q&A Location: Rayburn House Office Building – Room 2226 Details: The Federal Trade Commission called on Congress to pass new Internet privacy laws in its Privacy Framework Report released in March. FTC official Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of…

  • 02:15 PM
  • Rayburn HOB Room 2226

The Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus and the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted an important Congressional staff presentation by European Commission officials on the massive update to European Union’s Data Protection Directive, the major privacy framework that governs the privacy and transatlantic data flows of the personal information of European citizens. The new regulation is a comprehensive update of the EU’s…

  • 12:00 PM
  • 2237 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515

Twenty years ago, in response to parental concerns about their kids using the emerging Internet, technology journalist Larry Magid wrote a parental education pamphlet called Child Safety on the Information Highway. The first of its kind Child Safety has since been updated many times over to address the wave after wave of concerns about the…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237

      Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 Follow: @NetCaucusAC #ExposedPhotos “Hunger Games” Actress Jennifer Lawrence stated in November’s Vanity Fair that exposure of her personal nude photos was a “sex crime.” Was it? If not, what kind of legal recourse does Jennifer Lawrence — or an everyday American citizen like you — have against…

Brad Smith, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Microsoft, was the featured guest speaker at the November 3, 2005 Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Speakers Series event.   Download Audio   The Speaker Series luncheon featured introductory remarks from Lee Rainie, Founding Director, Pew Internet & American Life Project. Lee introduced guests of the Internet Caucus…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn HOB

Who’s watching the watchers? And are programs like the NSA massive data collection programs transparent enough for those with oversight authority to be able to understand the scope of the system? Our expert panel will discuss the oversight and transparency aspects of the growing controversy over the NSA’s surveillance system. Defenders of the NSA programs…

  • 05:00 PM
  • HVC Room 215, Capitol Visitor Center

  Date: Wednesday, October 21, at 5:00-7:00 PM Location: HVC Room 215, Capitol Visitor Center Follow: @NetCaucusAC Refreshments: Happy Hour Refreshments will be served. Share:   Details: Facebook’s Social Good Team will demonstrate their experience that when people connect on Facebook, powerful things happen. People take action and lives are changed. We see this every day. People…

  • 12:00 PM
  • U.S. Capitol Building CVC

Celebrating 15 Years Of The Legislation That Saved the Internet: Section 230 Wednesday, October 19, 2011 This text will be replaced Over 15 years ago, prescient lawmakers in Congress hammered out what seemed like a minor addendum to the massive Telecommunications Act of 1996, which at the time was the largest update to the nation’s…

  • 12:00 pm
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237

Download Audio | View Photos       Date: Friday, October 16, 12:00 pm Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237 Register: Via Eventbrite here. Lunch: A box lunch will be served. Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #EUSafeHarbor Details: On Tuesday the European Court of Justice (ECJ) declared the US EU Safe Harbor digital privacy agreement invalid as part…