Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Public meeting on RIPA consultations

We've finally sorted out the details of the eighth Scrambling for Safety meeting on the Home Office access to keys and communications data code of practice consultations. It is being held from 2-5pm on Monday 14 August 2006, at the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, South Wing, UCL, Gower St, London WC1 [campus map].

Admission is free but space is limited, so if you wish to attend please subscribe to the meeting mailing list. Please e-mail sfs8@fipr.org with requests for any other information.

The agenda is as follows:

1400WelcomeDr Ian Brown, UCL Computer Science
1405The Home Office consultationsSimon Watkin, Home Office
1420Government access to communications dataDr Richard Clayton, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory
1435Government access to decryption keysCaspar Bowden, ex-director, FIPR
1450Questions
1505Risks to safety and securityDr Brian Gladman, MoD and NATO (retired)
1520Errors of judgment and integrity in presenting computer-based evidenceDuncan Campbell, expert witness and investigative journalist
1545Parliamentary scrutiny of RIPA and its OrdersThe Earl of Erroll, House of Lords (crossbencher)
1600Questions
1615Compatibility with human rights lawProf. Douwe Korff, London Metropolitan University
1630Do the police need longer detention periods to investigate encrypted evidence?Prof. Ross Anderson, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory
1645The changing public mood on privacyLord Phillips of Sudbury, House of Lords (Liberal Democrat)
1655Questions and conclusionsSimon Davies, Privacy International and LSE
1700Close

Useful background information is at Privacy International's wiretap page and FIPR's "Surveillance and security" pages.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

PLEASE tell me you're videoing this for those of us that won't be able to make it.

Ian Brown said...

Taking an audio recording :)

Andrea said...

Could I also please have access to that audio copy? I am currently writing a PhD in this area and won't be able to make it to the meeting.