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The 2021 Randolph W. Thrower Symposium

Privacy in the Technology Age: Big Tech, Government, and Civil Liberties

Thursday, February 4, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Emory University School of Law via Zoom (links provided upon registration)

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8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Panel I.  Personal Data Protection: How Technology Jeopardizes Privacy

Anita L. Allen, Vice Provost for Faculty, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Roy E. Barnes, Former Georgia Governor; Founder, Barnes Law Group
Woodrow Hartzog, Professor of Law and Computer Science, Northeastern University School of Law

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
KEYNOTE: Danielle Citron, Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law, University of Virginia School of Law
(Introduction from Dean Mary Anne Bobinski)

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  LUNCH

1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
Panel II.  Technology and the Fourth Amendment: Surveillance and Security in the Digital Age

Chaz Arnett, Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute; Director, National Security Law & Policy Program; Assistant Professor, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
Jennifer Lynch, Surveillance Litigation Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Panel III:  Antitrust & Big Tech: Consolidation and the Resulting Tension

Roger P. Alford, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Babette E. Boliek, Professor of Law, Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
Marina Lao, Board of Visitors Research Scholar and Edward S. Hendrickson Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

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