Upcoming Events

Google v Oracle: Copyright and Fair Use Examined

Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Speaker Name
Owen Astrachan
Location
The talk will be virtual on Zoom.
Date and Time
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On April 5, 2021 the US Supreme Court in a 6-2 decision in the copyright case of Google v Oracle found that Google's use of the APIs from 37 Java packages in the Android platform was legally a "fair use", thus deciding the case in favor of Google. I was the technical expert witness working for Google in both jury trials. In this talk I will provide my perspective on the litigation, the trials, and the decision in favor of Google.

E2E Encryption and Identity Properties for Zoom Meetings

Duke Privacy and Security Seminar
Speaker Name
Antonio Marcedone
Location
The talk will be virtual on Zoom.
Date and Time
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Zoom’s platform provides video conferencing services for hundreds of millions of daily meeting participants. They use Zoom to conduct business, learn among classmates scattered by recent events, connect with friends and family, collaborate with colleagues, and in some cases, discuss critical matters of state. Zoom is working hard to improve meeting security for its users.

An Overview of Research Activities in the Software and Systems Division

Duke Electrical Computer Engineering Colloquium
Speaker Name
Ram D. Sriram
Location
The talk will be virtual on Zoom.
Date and Time
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The mission of the Software and Systems Division (SSD) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is to work with industry, academia and other government agencies to accelerate the development and adoption of correct, reliable, testable software, leading to increased trust and confidence in deployed software; promulgate methods to develop better standards and testing tools for today's software infrastructures and tomorrow's next-generation software systems; advance the state of the art of software testing by developing scientifically rigorous, breakthrough techniques