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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 (Executive Director of the Open Rights Group)
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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 (CEO, Dashlane)
  • Yvette J. Alberdingk Thijm (Executive Director, Witness)

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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 a paper suggesting that reading all of the privacy policies an average Internet user encounters in a year would take 76 work days. The tidal wave of privacy policies is already out of control. Even more disturbing is that as the Internet becomes more and more pervasive in our personal lives, in the political realm and...view

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