Back in February, we joined forces in this post to draw attention to the wide array of dangers to individuals and to society posed by advances in “deep fake” technology (that is, the capacity to alter audio or video to make it appear, falsely, that a real person said or did something). The post generated a considerable amount of discussion, which was great, but we understood we had barely scratched the surface of the issue.
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The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on May 14, when Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes will interview Amanda Tyler about her new book, “Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay.”
On the evening of Thursday, April 6th, please join us for the 2017 Triple Entente Beer Summit—the third iteration of what is now an Annual National Security State Affair.
Next Wednesday, May 11, Brookings is holding an online event to release a pair of papers on which I and a team of Lawfare folks have spent a great deal of time over the last several months. The subject is a new form of sex crime, colloquially called "sextortion," in which a perpetrator threatens a victim online (generally with the release of compromising photos) if the victim does not produce pornography for him.
At the last Hoover Book Soiree—and if you have not attended one yet, you really should—Charlie Savage, New York Times national security reporter and author of the newly released book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, sat down with Lawfare’s Ja
The 25th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law will be held from November 5-6th, 2015 at the Capitol Hilton in Washington, D.C.
The event is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the University of Virginia School of Law's Center on Law, Ethics and National Secuirty, Duke University School of Law's Center on National Security and the Law, and Georgetown Law.
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