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Honors Think Tank On Transparency & Privacy in a Web 2.0 World: Week Six Resources

Week Six Class Video

On the Blogs: Week Six Topics

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Week Six Topics and Required Readings

Topics This Week:

  • Online access to records and information
  • Wikileaks
  • Access to government expenditures and use of funds
  • National security and public safety issues
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Utah GRAMA statute


Required Readings/Viewings:


Research Service Report (December 10, 2010)

  • Drastic Measures Required: Congress Needs to Overhaul U.S. Secrecy Laws and Increase Oversight of the Secret Security Establishment, Report by Mike German and Jay Stanley (July 2011)


Guest Presenter(s):

  • Daniel Schuman, The Sunlight Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Senator Wayne Niederhauser, vice chair, Utah Transparency Advisory Board


Student Presenter(s)

  • Marianne Carpenter

Featured Video: Week Six Topics

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