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Apr 7: "Investigating privacy issues related to mobile devices. Are current transparency mechanisms working?"

Technology in Government (TIG)  and Topics in Privacy (TIP)

4/7/2014 refreshments served at 2:30p, discussion 3 to 4pm in room K354, at 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.  

Title: Investigating privacy issues related to mobile devices. Are current transparency mechanisms working?

Discussant: Ilaria Liccardi, MIT

Belfer Iran Brief—Reviving the 1979 hostage crisis and other news

Belfer Iran BriefThe next round of P5+1 negotiations approaches, as Congress zeroes in on new terrorism-related sanctions and blocking a diplomat linked to the 1979 hostage crisis from entering the United States. These stories, President Rouhani’s visit to Afghanistan, General Dempsey’s trip to Israel, and more—in this week’s edition of Iran news from March 29-April 4, 2014.

EPoD Launches New Website

Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at the Center for International Development at Harvard University is launching an upgraded version of their website over the next month, please return often to stay tuned to new features and content related to Smart Policy Design.

Elbe Group Joint Statement

By Brigadier General Kevin Ryan (ret.)
Recognizing that the crisis in Ukraine and Crimea has shuttered communication between the American and Russian governments, a group of senior American and Russian former military and intelligence officers met quietly in Morocco from 19 to 22 March to ask each other whether there remain any areas where the two nations should continue joint efforts.  The answer, given in a joint statement at the end of the meeting, was yes.