Please check out this selection in the Ten years later: Surveillance in the Homeland series for Truthout
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by Mr. Gary Reed
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The 7th annual State of the Net conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill on January 18-19, 2011. Attracting over 500 attendees annually, the State of the Net Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to network and engage on key policy issues. The State of the Net Conference is the largest information technology policy conference in the U.S. and the only one with over 50 percent Congressional staff and government policymakers in attendance. The State of the Net Conference is the only tech policy conference routinely recognized for its balanced blend of academics, consumer groups, industry and government. Over 50% of annual attendees government policy staff.
“We acknowledge that this conclusion is contrary to the longstanding practice of the Patent and Trademark Office, as well as the practice of the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies that have in the past sought and obtained patents for isolated genomic DNA,” the brief said.
BTC – Few organizations have been ready to go out on a limb with analysis of the National Strategy for Trusted Identity in Cyberspace. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, was one of the first digital watchdogs to start barking at the US government’s ambitious plans to import itself into the transactional living of a nation.
c/o EFF legal counsel Lee Tien and Seth Schoen
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