Brave New World: Technology and Civil Liberties in the 21st Century

Edward W. Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs

Thu, 09/18/2014
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Event Category: 
Co-sponsored Event

This event is the keynote address of the ACLU Conference "Civil Liberties in Times of War."

Edward W. Felten is the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, director of the Center of Information Technology Policy and director of the Program in Technology and Society, Information Technology Track. Felten was the first Chief Technologist for the Federal Trade Commission from January 2011 until September 2012. His research interests include computer security and privacy, and public policy issues relating to information technology. Specific topics include software security, Internet security, electronic voting, cybersecurity policy, technology for government transparency, network neutrality and Internet policy.

Felten often blogs about technology and policy at Freedom to Tinker.

Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton and the American Civil Liberties Union.