Frederick S. Lane
Frederick S. Lane is an author, attorney, professional speaker and an expert witness in the field of computer forensics. Mr. Lane has worked as a computer forensics expert for the past decade, assisting attorneys and their clients across the country in the investigation and defense of a wide range of cases, including embezzlement, domestic relations, obscenity, child pornography and first degree murder. He has been invited to lecture before a variety of attorney groups and public defender offices (both federal and state) on topics ranging from peer-to-peer networks to the basics of computer forensics. A variety of computer forensics-related information is available on his Web site, www.ComputerForensicsDigest.com.
In addition to his computer forensics work, Mr. Lane is the author of six books, including:
The Decency Wars: The Campaign to Cleanse American Culture (Prometheus Books 2007);
The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court (Beacon Press 2008);
American Privacy: The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right (Beacon Press 2010);
Cybertraps for the Young (NTI Upstream 2011).
He is currently working on a new book, entitled Cybertraps for Educators, which will be published in the spring of 2013.
Mr. Lane has been invited to appear as guest on a variety of national media programs, including Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," ABC's "Nightline," CBS's "60 Minutes" and "Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood," NBC's "Today Show," and numerous local and national radio programs. He is a frequent lecturer at colleges and universities on topics ranging from First Amendment issues to student privacy in the digital age. Mr. Lane served on the Burlington School Board from October 2001 through March 2011, including two years as chair of the board. He graduated from Amherst College in 1985 with a degree in classics and American studies, and from Boston College Law School in 1988.
Additional information about his work is available on his Web site, www.FrederickLane.com.
View Mr. Lane's article on Technology in the Schools: A Double Edge Sword