Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility


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Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

(CPSR) A non-profit organisation whose mission is to provide the public and policymakers with realistic assessments of the power, promise and problems of Information Technology and the effects of computers on society. CPSR is supported by its membership and has chapters throughout the USA. CPSR sponsors conferences such as our Annual Meeting, Directions and Implications in Advanced Computing (DIAC), the Participatory Design Conference (PDC) and the Computers, Freedom and Privacy (CFP) conference.

http://cpsr.org/home.
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