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Tech Companies Should Be Required To Help Law Enforcement Execute Search Warrants To Access Customer Data

Tuesday, June 6th 2017
06:00 - 07:30 PM
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San FranciscoCA

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Do you have a secret that no one else knows?  What about Apple, Google, Facebook, Verizon, or Uber?  Are you sure they don’t know your secret?  Digital data – emails, text messages, phone records, location records, web searches – contain traces of almost every secret.  They also contain traces of almost every crime.  Tech companies may promise to protect our data from prying eyes.  But should that promise yield to law enforcement and national security?

The Debaters

For the motion

Stewart Baker

Attorney & Fmr. Assistant Secretary for Policy, Department of Homeland Security

Stewart Baker is a partner in the law firm of Steptoe and Johnson in Washington, D.C. His law practice covers cybersecurity, data protection, homeland... Read More

Against the motion

Catherine Crump

Catherine Crump

Acting Dir., Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic & Prof., Berkeley Law

Catherine Crump is an assistant clinical professor of law at Berkeley Law School and acting director of the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy... Read More

Michael Chertoff

Executive Chairman, The Chertoff Group & Fmr. Secretary of Homeland Security

Michael Chertoff is co-founder and executive chairman of The Chertoff Group, where he provides high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government... Read More

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