The resurgence of post-9/11 surveillance culture

Sahar F. Aziz (Texas A&M): Security and Technology: Rethinking National Security. Jacquelyn Schneider (George Washington): Cyber-Enabled Warfare and Deterrence: The Capability/Vulnerability Paradox of U.S. Doctrine and Technologies. Samuel James Rascoff (NYU): Presidential Intelligence. Daniel Samuelsohn goes inside the NSA’s hunt for hackers: The government is losing ground in the effort to hire critical cyber talent — but our most secretive agency isn’t doing too badly. Think U.S. intel is in decline? These declassified memos may change your mind. US intelligence chief James Clapper: We might use the Internet of Things to spy on you. Competing interests on encryption divide top Obama officials. Robert Gebelhoff on Internet encryption: A primer. The moral failure of computer scientists: In the 1950s, a group of scientists spoke out against the dangers of nuclear weapons — should cryptographers take on the surveillance state? Ruth Starkman on Edward Snowden as Socrates.

Jeffrey L. Vagle (Penn): The History, Means, and Effects of Structural Surveillance. Benjamin W. Cramer (Penn State): Too Big to Care: The Moral Hazards of Exploding Surveillance and Imploding Accountability. Titus Stahl (Groningen): Indiscriminate Mass Surveillance and the Public Sphere. Margot E. Kaminski (OSU): Regulating Real-World Surveillance. Frank Pasquale on a social theory of surveillance. What’s the evidence mass surveillance works? Not much. Jennifer Kabat on technologies of surveillance from the photographic survey to the Predator drone. Under watchful eyes: Amanda Power on the medieval origins of mass surveillance. Amos Toh, Faiza Patel, Elizabeth (Liza) Goitein on overseas surveillance in an interconnected world. Foreign bodies: A roundtable on the resurgence of post-9/11 surveillance culture with Alok Vaid-Menon, Fariha Roisin, Amani Bin Shikhan, and Asam Ahmad. American, Muslim, and under constant watch: Rose Hackman on the emotional toll of surveillance. Jenna McLaughlin on how the surveillance debate gets a needed dose of racial perspective. Snowden’s chronicler Laura Poitras reveals her own life under surveillance.

Bryce Clayton Newell (Tilburg): Mass Surveillance, Privacy, and Freedom: A Case for Public Access to Information About Mass Government Surveillance Programs. Celine Cocq (ULB) and Francesca Galli (Maastricht): The Use of Surveillance Technologies for the Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Serious Crime. Elizabeth E. Joh (UC-Davis): The New Surveillance Discretion: Automated Suspicion, Big Data, and Policing; and Beyond Surveillance: Data Control and Body Cameras. Elizabeth Stoycheff (Wayne State): Under Surveillance: Examining Facebook’s Spiral of Silence Effects in the Wake of NSA Internet Monitoring (and more and more). The unblinking eye: High school students debate surveillance in post-Snowden America.

Bert-Jaap Koops, Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Ivan Skorvanek, Tom Chokrevski, and Masa Galic (Tilburg): A Typology of Privacy. Judith A. Baer (Texas A&M): Privacy at 50: The Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Spaces in Between. Adam D. Moore (Washington): Privacy, Speech, and Values: What We Have No Business Knowing. Julie E. Cohen (Georgetown): The Biopolitical Public Domain. Imagine what we could learn if we put a tracker on everyone and everything. If you’re not paranoid, you’re crazy: As government agencies and tech companies develop more and more intrusive means of watching and influencing people, how can we live free lives?

Daxton Stewart (TCU) and Jeremy Littau (Lehigh): Up, Periscope: Mobile Streaming Video Technologies, Privacy in Public, and the Right to Record. Frederik J. Zuiderveen (Amsterdam): Singling Out People Without Knowing Their Names: Behavioural Targeting, Pseudonymous Data, and the New Data Protection Regulation. David C. Gray (Maryland): A Collective Right to Be Secure from Unreasonable Tracking. Christine S. Scott-Hayward and Ryan G. Fischer (CSULB) Henry F. Fradella (Arizona State): Does Privacy Require Secrecy? Societal Expectations of Privacy in the Digital Age. Jennifer Ann Urban (Mississippi): Has GPS Made the Adequate Enforcement of Privacy Laws in the United States a Luxury of the Past? Evan Selinger and Woodrow Hartzog on why it’s time to give up on the ideal of perfect privacy online. Ian Clark on the digital divide in the post-Snowden era.

Edward Lee (IIT): The Right to Be Forgotten v. Free Speech. Is it a human right to be forgotten? Andrew C Neville on conceptualizing the world view. Saif Shahin (Texas): Right to be Forgotten: How National Identity, Political Orientation, and Capitalist Ideology Structured a Trans-Atlantic Debate on Information Access and Control. Scott McLemee reviews Ctrl+Z: The Right to Be Forgotten by Meg Leta Jones.