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Audio: Privacy and technology law panelists

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – As part of a Nov. 9  symposium  on privacy and technology held by the  Harvard Law Review, panelists assembled for three discussions on the topic.

Audio: Jonathan Zittrain on privacy and collective intelligence

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. –  Jonathan Zittrain, a professor of Internet law at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke Nov. 9 at a  symposium  on privacy and technology held by the  Harvard Law Review.

Audio: Daniel Solove on privacy self-management and the consent paradox

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. –  Daniel Solove, noted privacy law researcher and a professor at George Washington University, spoke Nov. 9 during a  symposium  on privacy and technology held by the  Harvard Law Review.The draft paper he based his talk on can be downloaded from the  Review  website  here  (.pdf).

Audio: FEMA Administrator's Nov. 7 Hurricane Sandy update

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has as of Nov. 7 disbursed $286 million in individual assistance to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told reporters during a Nov. 7 press call.

Audio: HUD and FEMA officials discuss Sandy response

Although immediate problems like power outages continue to consume attention, problems of long-term housing are starting to come to the forefront as well. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said HUD has collected more than a thousand homes available for rent in areas impacted by Sandy on  www.hud.gov/sandy. Federal Housing Assistance lenders will also impose a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures in disaster-affected areas, Donovan said.

Audio: FEMA Administrator Fugate's Nov. 3 Hurricane Sandy update

The Federal Emergency Management Agency so far has disbursed $107 million worth of individual assistance grants to people affected by Hurricane Sandy, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told reporters during a Nov. 3 call. 

Audio: FEMA Administrator Fugate's Nov. 2 Hurricane Sandy update

The Federal Emergency Management Agency so far has disbursed $18.8 million dollars to individuals affected by Hurricane Sandy, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told reporters during a Nov. 2 press call. Scroll down to the media player to listen to the 26 minute call in full.

Audio: FEMA Administrator Fugate's Nov. 1 Hurricane Sandy update

The focus of the federal response to Hurricane Sandy has transitioned from search-and-rescue efforts to mass care, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate said Nov. 1. He participated in a press call where he discussed housing assistance, power restoration and other matters.

Audio: Napolitano, LaHood, others discuss aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Federal efforts to recover from and rebuild after Hurricane Sandy are underway. On Oct. 31, federal officials participated in a press call where they discussed efforts ranging from emergency transportation funding to the distribution of generators.

Audio: Oct. 29 Hurricane Sandy update

Rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy have intensified over the afternoon with East Coast power companies  already   reporting  outages. With the storm projected to make landfall in southern New Jersey the evening of Oct. 29, federal officials held a 30 minute press call.