Melissa Ngo

Director, EPIC's Identification and Surveillance Project

Guest

Senior Counsel and Director of the Identification and Surveillance Project at EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Her work also includes Spotlight on Surveillance, a monthly evaluation of federal and state surveillance programs, as well as EPIC's Open Government Project, which pursues Freedom of Information Act litigation; former journalist at USA Today.com and the Washington Post. Ngo is also the author of a chapter about camera surveillance systems in Intersection: Sidewalks and Public Space, forthcoming in Spring 2008.

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