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Modern Surveillance Law

This seminar is an in depth look at modern government surveillance policies and practices. Taught by Richard Salgado, director of law enforcement and information security at Google, Inc, and a former prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section and Jennifer Granick, Stanford Center for Internet and Society's Civil Liberties Director, the course will cover the technology, law and policy of government surveillance of the Internet and other communications technologies. We will focus on U.S. law, but other nations' interactions with U.S. companies will be addressed. Technologies covered will include wiretapping, stored data collection and mining, location tracking and drones and legal regimes will include the Fourth Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the USA Patriot Act, CALEA and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

2013-2014 Winter
01/06/2014 - 03/10/2014 Wed 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM at Law190
Notes: Law Lottery. Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Instructors for this course

Richard P. Salgado
Jennifer Granick