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Great Decisions 7:00-8:30 pm

Monday, March 9, 2015, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
The Towers Garden Room
15 S 1st St

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The idea of “privacy” has undergone significant changes in the digital age, as has the idea of privacy “harm.”  Fearful of British spying, influence and intervention, the founding fathers granted citizens significant protections in the Constitution.  Legislation, both at home and abroad, hasn’t kept pace with technological developments, leaving some wondering if privacy as we know it is long deadGuest speaker, Jane E. Kirtley, is the Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.  Prior to coming to Minnesota, she was Executive Director of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, based in Washington, D.C.  She has received numerous national honors for her work.  Sorry, not open to guests; to join the MCC Great Decisions Discussion Group, email the MCC office at