ACP Counsel Jeffrey Smith Among Speakers At CFP ’99

ACP Counsel Jeffrey Smith Among Speakers At CFP ’99

Washington, DC–

WHO: Jeffrey Smith, Counsel to Americans for Computer Privacy‹a broad-based coalition of more that 100 companies and 40 associations supporting policies that advance the rights of American citizens to encode information without fear of government intrusion, and advocating the lifting of export restrictions on U.S.-made encryption products. Smith will participate in a session entitled “Is Escrow Dead? And what is Wassenaar?” Joining him will be Michael Baker, Electronic Frontiers Australia; Bruno Jactel, Economic and Commercial Counselor, Embassy of France; Jim Lewis, U.S. Department of Commerce; Ulrich Sandl, Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology, Germany; Bruce Schneier, Author, Applied Cryptography; Dave Banisar, Policy Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center.

WHAT: Computers, Freedom + Privacy 1999, an Internet policy conference bringing together representatives from government, business, education and non-profits for discussion of the future of privacy and freedom in the online world.

WHEN: Thursday, April 8, 1999, 10:45 a.m. ­ 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St., NW, Washington, DC, Regency Ballroom