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Monday, April 20 • 3:00pm - 3:20pm
The Internet of Things: Assuring a Future of Civil Liberties and Civic Inclusion

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In the 1990s the World Wide Web went from creation to dominance. The 2000s spanned the creation of the smartphone’s app economy to near total ubiquity. Experts predict that 2010s will see the extension of the Internet and mobile devices to the Internet of Things (IoT). Whether this IoT future will be utopian or dystopian (certainly somewhere in between) seems to be the focus of many policy conversations. Perhaps by 2020 we will know. Professor Ellen Goodman and Dr. Nicol Turner Lee will discuss what lies ahead for the Internet of Things and how we can help ensure an IoT future of civil liberties and civic inclusion.

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Ellen P. Goodman

Professor, Rutgers School of Law–Camden
Professor Goodman specializes in information policy law.  Her research interests include media policy, spectrum policy, the use of information as a policy tool, advertising law, and the informational aspects of sustainability policy. She is an animal law expert and pioneered the teaching of animal law at the law school.  She is Co-Director and co-founder of the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL).  She... Read More →
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Nicol Turner-Lee

VP and Chief Research and Policy Officer, MMTC
Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee is Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer for MMTC. In this senior role, Dr. Turner-Lee designs and implements a research and policy agenda that supports MMTC’s mission, and advocates for telecom and Internet policy reform through legislation, rulemaking, executive orders, public-private partnerships, and best practices. In 2011, she was appointed to the Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity in the... Read More →


Monday April 20, 2015 3:00pm - 3:20pm
The Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

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