Jan 262011
 January 26, 2011  Posted by  Online

Hannah Rex reports on a panel hosted by the Federal Communications Bar Association and Boston University’s College of Communication to coincide with Data Privacy Day events all over the country this week.

The FCBA aims to regulate personal privacy, said Greg Kennan, a steering committee member of the New England chapter of the FCBA who spoke at the beginning of the seminar.

The seminar featured keynote speaker Kathryn Ratté, a senior attorney with the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection in the Bureau of Consumer Protection.

“We think that as the data eco-system is growing more and more complex it’s more important than ever that consumers understand the implications of making information about themselves public,” Ratté said.

Read more on The Daily Free Press (student publication at Boston University)

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