The Future of Privacy Online

The Future of Privacy Online

September 27th Event Co-Hosted by TPI and ITIF

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

September 8, 2010 – From blogs to Facebook profiles to Twitter messages, individuals are increasingly choosing to share information about themselves online. More personal information online brings both risks and rewards. How are companies using this digital information and how do consumers benefits from increased data sharing? Do consumers have enough control over their personal information or is there a need for government regulators to step in? These issues will be discussed at “The Future of Privacy Online,” co-hosted by the Technology Policy Institute (TPI) and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).

Panel participants include:

  • Robert D. Atkinson (moderator), President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • Mark Eichorn, Assistant Director, Federal Trade Commission
  • Fernando Laguarda, Vice President, Time Warner Cable
  • Thomas M. Lenard, President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
  • Tim Sparapini, Director of Public Policy, Facebook
  • Daniel J. Weitzner, Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

The event will be held Monday, September 27th from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610A in Washington, DC.

The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at https://techpolicyinstitute.org/.


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