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BTC –  Next week BeatTheChip.org will post special coverage of the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference.  We intend to post liveblogging, podcast interviews with speakers and privacy advocates from around the country and possibly the globe.

Coverage starts Tuesday and ends Friday.  We hope you will enjoy our exploratory journey as much as we plan to.

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A judge in Silicon Valley will hear arguments later this week in a dispute over unsealing records about the criminal investigation into what may have been a prototype iPhone purchased by a gadget blog.

San Mateo County Judge Clifford Cretan has scheduled a hearing for 9 a.m. PDT Friday in his courtroom in Redwood City, Calif. Cretan previously approved a police request to search the home office of Gizmodo editor Jason Chen, a decision that unleashed a torrent of speculation about the legality of searching a journalist’s workplace and whether Apple instigated the raid.