2012 Topic List

These are topics we are considering for the 2012 season.  We will only be able to include topics where we have qualified speakers.  If you would like to speak on any of these topics, please contact us using the link at the left.

  • Carrier IQ
  • National Defense Authorization Act – indefinite detention
  • Wiretapping/surveillance tech industry
  • Stingray/IMSI catchers
  • Do Not Track update
  • FOIA requests
  • E-PARASITE, SOPA, PIPA
  • Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
  • Crowdturfing
  • Righthaven update, RIAA amicus
  • Drones, domestic drones, civil disobedience reporting drones (Occupy etc.)
  • Record Everything (John Villaseno)
  • TV Everywhere
  • Certificate Authority vulnerabilities
  • Sovereign Keys
  • The Coming War on General Purpose Computation (The Un-Internet)
  • QR Code Malware
  • UEFI secure boot: anticompetitive? on ARM?
  • Research Works Act: Locking down publicly funded research papers
  • Megaupload Takedown
  • GPS Supreme Court case
  • Apple eBook EULA
  • Pirate Party Book: No Safe Harbor
  • ACTA European Protests
  • DMCA triennial review
  • Reddit meetup
  • NIH funding and the Internet
  • Google privacy policy changes
  • DMARC standard (anti-phishing)
  • Goland decision public domain
  • PRECISE Act
  • Git
  • OAuth privacy issues – gmail
  • FBI social network monitoring
  • Magnet links (for Pirate Bay, etc.)
  • ISP’s and Graduated Response
  • Apple eBooks suit
  • Oracle v. Google
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