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Nicholas Merrill gives talk on privacy at PopTech conference On October 20th, 2012 The Calyx Institute's executive director Nicholas Merrill gave a talk on the main stage at the PopTech conference in Camden, Maine. PopTech described the talk in this way: "Nicholas Merrill created the Calyx Institute to educate the public regarding the lack of privacy in telecommunications and to develop the infrastructure to implement secure mobile phone and Internet services in a way that has not been done before. “It is just part of human... more
Calyx Institute's Executive Director participates in "Security and Freedom" panel discussion at the Turing Festival Turing Festival The Calyx Institute's executive director, Nicholas Merrill participated in a panel discussion at the Turing Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 25th, 2012 entitled "Security and Freedom". Other participants on the panel included:
  • Ross Anderson (Cambridge University)
  • David Allen Green (Reporter and Lawyer)
  • Dr Wendy Moncur (University of Dundee)
  • Jim Killock (... more
Calyx Institute participates in panel discussion entitled "Privacy as if Users Mattered" at PDF2012

On June 12th, 2012, The Calyx Institute's Executive Director Nicholas Merrill participated in a panel discussion entitled "Privacy as if Users Mattered" at the Personal Democracy Forum 2012 conference, held at New York University's Skirball Center.

Other participants in the panel included:

  • Sam Gregory (Program Director, Witness)
  • Andrew Lewman (Executive Director, The Tor Project)
  • Chris Soghoian (Open Society Fellow, Open Society Foundations)
  • Emmanuel Shalit (... more
Calyx at the Brooklyn Law School "Legal Hackathon" BLIP Legal Hackathon Please join us on Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at Brooklyn Law School's Legal Hackathon The Calyx Institute is presenting its concept for a modular model privacy policy for Internet Service Providers, Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors, and Telecommunications providers. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University recently published... more
Calyx Institute participates in panel discussion on Mobile Content Neutrality

Calyx Institute Executive Director Nicholas Merrill participated in a panel entitled "Mobile Content Neutrality" at the Open Video Conference at New York Law School on September 11th, 2011.

Also participating in the panel were:

  • David Carter (Arent Fox)
  • Amanda Antico-Majkowski (Mobile Internet Content Coalition)
  • Julie Adler, Elliott Siebers, Philip Weiss & Jonathan Askin (Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic).

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