Hacker Law School presented at DEFCON 2013

by Marcia Hofmann, Jim Rennie,

Summary : In the past year, several high-profile prosecutions of hackers have underscored the need for legal education in our community. This workshop will provide you with the fundamentals of Intellectual Property, Crimimal Law, and Criminal Procedure that you need to protect yourself. Learn where the grey areas of law are that increase your risk. This session will also enable you to better understand the deeper in-depth legal talks provided on the other days of DefCon. Hacker Law School -- We Went to Law School so You Don't Have to.

Marcia Hofmann: Marcia Hofmann is a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she focuses on computer crime and security, electronic privacy, free speech, and other digital civil liberties issues. She is also a non-residential fellow at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. Prior to joining EFF, Marcia was staff counsel and Director of the Open Government Project at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).