Online Privacy Issues Examined at Aspen Forum

Online Privacy Issues Examined at Aspen Forum

Experts to Discuss Information Regulation at Breakout Session

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

August 10, 2010 – The question of whether and how to regulate the collection and use of online information is receiving renewed attention from the Congress, Federal Trade Commission, and the Department of Commerce. What are the privacy problems we face on the Internet? Are they amenable to government or market solutions? What are the strengths and weaknesses of pending legislative proposals? What are the tradeoffs involved in regulating information flows more stringently? These questions will be examined at the TPI Aspen Forum breakout session “Privacy Online: Where Do We Go From Here?” The discussion is one of three off-the-record breakout sessions scheduled at the TPI Aspen Forum, to be held August 22 – 24 at the St. Regis in Aspen, Colorado.

Participants in the discussion include:

  • James Assey, Executive Vice President, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • Pablo Chavez, Managing Policy Counsel and Leader, Federal Public Policy Team, Google
  • Steve DelBianco, Executive Director, NetChoice
  • Alan Raul, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Paul Rubin, Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute and Professor of Economics and Law, Emory University
  • Daniel Sepulveda, Senior Advisor, Office of United States Senator John Kerry
  • Daniel Weitzner, Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • Ginsu Yoon, Founder, Bynamite

The session will be moderated by TPI President Thomas Lenard.

For more information on the TPI Aspen Forum and to register, please visit www.techpolicyinstitute.org/aspen2010. Questions can be directed to Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

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