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[ale] GA SB315 Lobby Day TOMORROW at the State Capitol



This stupid law has made TechDirt..

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180212/18002339217/georgia-senate-thinks-it-can-fix-election-security-issues-criminalizing-password-sharing-security-research.shtml

-- CHS


On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 9:15 AM, Scott M. Jones via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> You're cordially invited along with Electronic Frontiers Georgia to
> attend SB315 Lobby Day tomorrow 9:00 a.m. to noon at the State Capitol
> Building (i.e. Gold Dome).  We will meet in the rotunda at walk in level
> and get a brief introduction to the legislative process.  After that we
> will attempt to speak to our legislators at "The Rope" where we will
> address our concerns.
>
> https://www.meetup.com/Electronic-Frontiers-Georgia-EFGA/events/247440171/
>
> Read EFF's article on SB 315 for more of a background.  This computer
> intrusion law threatens non-commercial and academic security research as
> could make Terms of Service (TOS) violations a criminal matter.
>
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/georgia-must-block-
> flawed-computer-crime-bill
>
> Tomorrow is actually NOT the most critical day for this legislation but
> it is a chance for us to get to know our legislators and the process.
> If the bill is approved by the Senate, we will attempt to testify at the
> House committee meeting, and that is an all-hands-on-deck alert.
> Committee meetings are often on short notice and subject to change dates
> and times at the whim of the legislature.  So tomorrow's event is the
> only date we can count on for sure.
>
> Please RSVP to us if you can make it.
>
> Thanks,
> Scott
>
> P.S. No signs this time and business attire.
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