Ladar Levison (SMU, '03) is the Founder of Lavabit LLC, the encrypted email service company that Edward Snowden used following his disclosure of classified NSA documents. Following the reveal of Snowden’s identity, Lavabit was issued a federal search warrant demanding that it give away the private SSL keys for all its users. Levison shut down Lavabit operations shortly after the warrant was issued. His talk directly confronts government overreach and he comments on the future of privacy in the digital age.
Bernard Weinstein, associate director of the Maguire Energy Institute and adjunct professor of business economics, testified before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, February 5. He was one of five experts who testified on the topic on Examining the Science of EPA Overreach: A Case Study in Texas. The hearing focused on the scientific justification and cumulative impacts of regulations, policies and practices promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and their effects on state sovereignty. Weinstein maintained that federal regulation runs the risk of stymieing America’s energy boom.
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