CFP96 Technology Fair

March 27

Even if you are not registering for tutorials, please join us on Wednesday, March 27, for the CFP Technology Fair. This free, day-long event will run in parallel with the tutorials and feature hand-on demonstrations and lectures on the newest information technology related to freedom and privacy.

Here is a listing of most of the demos that will be taking place at the CFP96 Technology Fair, to be held Wednesday, March 27, 1996 at the Cambridge (MA) Hyatt in the Adams Ballroom.

Presenter Affiliation Brief description
Frank Jones The Codex Why you need TEMPEST: A demonstration of Van Eck radiation and the ability to monitor CRT's from up to hundreds of meters away.
Nick Arnett Verity, Inc Concept-based, on-the-fly content filtering agents. Documents arriving at the destktop can be blocked, edited, or categorized at very high speed.
Steve Mann MIT Media Lab The MannCam: a continuously worn video system. The system continuously transmits video of its surroundings back to a Web site from which the images may be viewed, to explore an alternative to the recent proliferation of government and commercial video surveillance systems---this system "shoots back" and allows the information to be viewed by all.
Nick Pemberton Counterforce (Mytec Technologies) Biocrypt: an optical-computer-based fingerprint verification device which also protects the user's privacy by not storing the actual fingerprint itself.
Lance Hoffman Institute for Computer and Telecommunications Systems Policy, George Washington University Electronic democracy and appropriate limits of activism.
Dave Del Torto PGP Development Team PGPFone: Secure telephony using ordinary personal computers and modems, from Philip Zimmermann and the PGP Development Team.
Aharon Friedman Digital Secured Networks Technology, Inc NetFortress: secure, plug-and-play, point-to-point encrypted transmission between computers at the network layer.
Victor Zue Spoken Language Systems Group, MIT Lab for Computer Science The state of the art in speech recognition.
Ian Goldberg ISAAC Group, CS Division, UC Berkeley Packet-sniffing and packet-substitution programs.

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