Free Speech in Relation to Privacy
Free Speech Dialogue
"Free Speech in Relation to Privacy"
February 6th, 2014 at 7 p.m.
FRED CATE, Law Professor at Indiana University
JIM HARPER, CATO Institute
MARC ROTENBERG, Executive Director at EPIC
From left to right: Jim Harper, Fred Cate, Marc Rotenberg and Tara SmithPANELISTS CONSIDERED SUCH QUESTIONS AS:
When is other's speech about you (in the tabloids, on Facebook, etc.) a violation of your privacy?
Should you be legally entitled to force others to not speak about you?
What is the value of transparency and what is the value of anonymity?
Would mandatory disclosure of a person's political contributions impinge on his freedom of speech? Or chill his likelihood to speak?
Does protection of individuals' privacy sometimes work against the public good?
Does the right to privacy inhibit freedom of the press?
MORE ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS:
is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Indiana University
, where he also directes the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research
and the Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information
. He specializes in privacy, security, and other information law issues, appearing regularly before Congress, government agencies, and professional and industry groups. Professor Cate serves as an ad advisor or committee member for a number of groups, including Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic advisory Board, the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Committee Cybersecurity Subcommittee
, and the Defense Department's Advance Research Projects Agency (aka DARP
) Privacy Oversight Board. Professor Cate is the author of numerous books and articles, appears regularly in the press, and is a founding editor of the journal, International Data Privacy Law
. He received his J.D. and A.B. from Stanford University.