Aug 282015
 August 28, 2015  Announcements No Responses »

The Federal Trade Commission will host a conference in January examining cutting-edge research and trends in protecting consumer privacy and security. The event, called PrivacyCon, is the first of its kind and will bring together leading stakeholders, including whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, federal policymakers, consumer advocates and others. “We want to [Read More…]

Aug 182015

Kathleen Styles, the Chief Privacy Officer at the U.S. Department of Education, writes: Protecting students’ privacy and ensuring colleges and universities promote a safe and healthy campus for their students has never been more important. As Chief Privacy Officer at ED, I help to lead the Department of Education in [Read More…]

Jul 092015
 July 9, 2015  Announcements, Featured News Comments Off on On the passing of a great privacy advocate
On the passing of a great privacy advocate

We have lost one of the truly great ones. Like so many others, I was stunned to hear this morning that Caspar Bowden had passed away.  I first met Caspar at a Privacy Law Scholars Conference years ago. He sat down next to me at a workshop and we started [Read More…]

Jun 192015
 June 19, 2015  Announcements, Non-U.S. Comments Off on Covington Webinar: The EU General Data Protection Regulation – What’s Next and What It Means For Your Business

From Covington & Burling: As we recently covered on this blog, on June 15, the Council of Ministers of the EU reached a long-awaited ‘common approach’ on a revised text of the proposed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Covington will be running a webinar on July 1, repeated on July 2 to accommodate [Read More…]