C-SPAN: Faiza Patel on Privacy and Government Surveillance

February 25, 2013

Faiza Patel moderated a panel discussion on how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what the possibilities are for updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and other electronic surveillance laws. In their discussion they concentrated on electronic mail and cell phones. They agree that changes were needed to address technology and national security threats but that any reforms should also protect civil liberties. 

Read more about the event here.