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Tuesday, January 28 • 1:35pm - 2:30pm
Law Enforcement Access To Encrypted Data: Is There A Path Forward

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Attorney General Barr has re-invigorated Justice's pressure on the Internet industry to enable ready access to encrypted data and communications. Across the pond the UK government has issued its own demands. At the moment the federal law enforcement community has been playing a very strong hand in Congress. Is this a stalemate or is there a path forward? Our panel will debate.

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Ashley Gold

Washington Reporter, The Information
Ashley Gold is a reporter at The Information, covering politics and policy from Washington, DC. Most recently, she worked as a technology reporter for POLITICO Pro, covering tech policy in Congress and federal agencies and at the Supreme Court. Prior to that, she worked in the BBC's... Read More →

Speakers
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Brendan Dowling

Minister Counsellor (Home Affairs), Regional Director, Americas, Australian Embassy, Department of Home Affairs
Brendan is the senior representative for Australia’s Department of Home Affairs in the Americas Region. The department brings together Australia’s national security, cyber security, federal law enforcement policy, criminal justice, emergency management, and immigration, refugee... Read More →
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Sujit Raman

Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Sujit Raman serves as Associate Deputy Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice.  In this role, he assists the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General in their oversight of the nation's cyber-related criminal and national security investigations and prosecutions, and... Read More →
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Tom Rutherford

Head of Encryption and Online Safety, United Kingdom
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Jim Baker

Director of National Security & Cybersecurity, R Street Institute
Jim Baker is Director of National Security & Cybersecurity at the R Street Institute. Formerly general counsel of the FBI, he has worked on cyber and national security issues both inside and outside of government.Baker joined R Street from the Lawfare Institute, where he was a visiting... Read More →
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Daniel J. Weitzner

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Daniel J. Weitzner is the Founding Director of the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative and Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. His group studies the relationship between network architecture and public policy, and develops... Read More →
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Amie Stepanovich

Executive Director, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship
Amie Stepanovich is the Executive Director at Silicon Flatirons. She is a nationally recognized expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law.Stepanovich previously served as U.S. Policy Manager and Global Policy Counsel at Access Now in Washington, D.C., where she... Read More →


Tuesday January 28, 2020 1:35pm - 2:30pm
The Forum at Convene 575 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA