About the Talks

Please join the Software Freedom Law Center and Columbia Law School for a series of talks by Eben Moglen that will address the following questions:

  • What has Edward Snowden done to change the course of human history?
  • How does the evolution of surveillance since World War II threaten democracy?
  • What does it mean that information can be both so powerful and so easily spread? In a network embracing all of humanity, how does democracy survive our desire for security?

About Eben Moglen

Eben Moglen is the Founder of the Software Freedom Law Center, Columbia law professor and historian.

He received the 2003 EFF pioneer award for his role in legalizing software encryption and defending free software.

He was clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the US Supreme Court during 1986–87.