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Date: 30 Aug 2000 16:30:57 -0000
Subject: CPSR E$$ay Contest - October 2000 - June 2001
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Students will be awarded up to $4,600 in prizes and have their
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility is committed to
educating the public and our profession on the social implications
inherent in today's information technology.
The CPSR Essay Contest is intended to further that commitment,
by encouraging faculty members to integrate topics of social
responsibility of information technology into their coursework, and
encouraging students to consider the issues effecting their lives.
CPSR is looking for papers that will advance its program work over
the year within its Working Groups and program interests:
DNS/Internet Governance , Intellectual Property, Computers and
the Law, UCITA & UETA, Community Networks, Privacy,
Broadband Technologies, Computers & the Environment, Ethics,
Computers in Education, Working in the Industry,
Women in Computing, Cyber-Rights
Papers must be the original work of students enrolled at accredited
schools during the time that the paper is written, and not previously
Papers may be dual purpose in that they satisfy a class requirement.
A faculty member from the student's school must be willing to certify
that writers were enrolled during the time that the paper was written,
and that, to the best of their knowledge, the work is original.
Faculty do not need to agree with the paper's conclusions.
PARTICIPATING STUDENTS AND FACULTY CAN JOIN OR RENEW
THEIR MEMBERSHIPS IN CPSR FOR ONE YEAR FOR $15 AND $25, RESPECTIVELY.
Papers should be less than 2,500 words in an easily email-shared
format among Macintosh and PC software (i.e. text only, Word, or HTML).
Papers may include graphics.
The body of the paper must not identify the author, sponsor,
or school, so that entries are read anonymously.
REQUIRED REMOVABLE COVER SHEET INFORMATION
Title, Author Name, Address, Phone Number, Email, Author School
and Status (undergraduate or graduate),
Sponsor Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email.
The body and removable cover sheet should be sent to
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, as back up,
with the name of the appropriate Working Group/Topic/Title to
review it as the Subject.
Judges will be members of the appropriate CPSR Working Group
or general membership.
Judges cannot submit papers for the Essay Contest during the year.
Up to 36 papers will be selected as winners for publication by CPSR,
on its web pages and online newsletter. For each topic, a Working
Group may select a graduate and an undergraduate to be awarded a
Up to two writers shall be selected to present their paper at the
CPSR Annual Meeting 2001 , and receive $500, along with budget
travel expenses to attend.
These selections are the final judgment of CPSR.
A paper may be withdrawn from the contest by the author up to
the time that it is scheduled for publication. After that time, it may
not be withdrawn.
This contest may be repeated after the 2001 summer recess.
CPSR can terminate the contest at any time, and can stop accepting
papers for any period of time.
CPSR is not responsible for saving papers, or following up/
responding to participants.
Entries not meeting contest requirements will not be considered.
See http://www.cpsr.org for more information about
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.
Susan Evoy * Managing Director
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
P.O. Box 717 * Palo Alto * CA * 94302
Phone: (650) 322-3778 *
Join/Renew online: https://swww.igc.apc.org/cpsr/sec-membership-form.html
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