On Thursday October 11th at 12pm I will be making a presentation based on my paper Drones and Privacy Governance. The event will be open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Here is the abstract of my paper:
Unmanned systems (drones) and other technological innovations [...]
Does the domestic use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) by law enforcement threaten privacy? I’ll be discussing that topic at 1pm on Thursday September 13, 2012 at the University of San Diego, School of Law.
From the flier:
DID YOU KNOW…
- The Federal Aviation Administration has predicted that within 20 years, 30,000 commercial [...]
On Tuesday, August 28th at 12 noon I will be presenting at The University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and on Wednesday, August 29th at 9am I will be making the same presentation at The University of Wyoming, College of Law.
The panel is entitled Drones on the Homefront: Privacy [...]
From the IPT: Pending revisions to an FBI operations guide could help agents more quickly and aptly perform investigations, including counterterrorism-related inquires, according to former FBI officials familiar with older and current guidelines. … The changes could help speed up the vetting process for valuable human intelligence, said Bob Blitzer, former Chief of the FBI’s Domestic Counterterrorism Section, in an interview with the Investigative Project on Terrorism.
An interesting post via Medill National Security Zone entitled Keeping an Eye on Government Surveillance. Here is an excerpt:
Nationally, fusion centers have taken on a reputation as innovative new tools in the ongoing battle against terror and violence, and are also seen as hotbeds for potential civil rights violations.
Adam Schwartz, of the [...]
I recently reviewed Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism, by Stewart Baker former Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security Policy. The review appears in Engage, Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2010. I’ve pasted the text of the review below.
Policy Paralysis and Homeland Security: A Review of Skating on Stilts: [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
- Drones, Privacy and Aerial Surveillance
- Drones: Privacy, Efficiency and The Future of Aerial Surveillance
- Cartels, Traffickers and Transnational Organized Crime: A Pending Conflict?
- Drones And the Future of Aerial Surveillance
- The Perils of Militarizing The Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime
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