Speaking yesterday at a privacy conference NSA Civil Liberty and Privacy Officer Rebecca Richards said, without a hint of irony or sarcasm, that the intelligence agency considers civil liberties a top concern. From The Hill: Civil liberties...Show More Summary
On Google's Q4 earnings call yesterday, chief business officer Nikesh Arora was asked a question about "cookies," which digital privacy advocates will examine very, very closely. Google is known to be working on a plan to replace cookies — but little is known about how far along that plan is. Show More Summary
The scandal over NSA snooping has caused many adverse reactions, but one of the more notable ones has just come from Mozilla's chief privacy officer Alex Fowler. Speaking with NPR, with the interview coming just after President Obama's public comments about government surveillance reform, Fowler said that the threat of a balkanized Internet is real. Show More Summary
After a report in August revealed more than 3,000 violations of privacy rules by employees of the National Security Agency (NSA) in a one-year period, NSA Chief Compliance Officer John DeLong hurried to reassure reporters that only "a couple of" hose infractions were willful. Show More Summary
InfuSystem Holdings (INFU) Q3 2013 Earnings Call November 12, 2013 9:00 am ET Executives Eric K. Steen - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Janet Skonieczny - Chief Operating Officer, Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer Jonathan P. Show More Summary
Following a new Washington Post story revealing the National Security Agency's secret tapping of Google Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. data center links, Chris Kelly, the former chief privacy officer and head of global public policy for Facebook Inc., said Wednesday...
(Reuters) - Government surveillance is sparking debate over public security and personal privacy, and the technology will be "both the benefactor and the curse of policing," according to one of the nation's top police officers.
@billmon1 @jaredbkeller Ombudsman and chief privacy officer — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) October 16, 2013. The Washington Post‘s Wonkblog has the full 35-page text of the bill to end the shutdown. “The measure also raises the debt limit, gives back pay to furloughed federal workers and just barely touches Obamacare.” Elsewhere in the Post: In [Read more...]
Mary Ellen Callahan was the Chief Privacy Officer (and the Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer) at the Department of Homeland Security from 2009 until 2012 (though, don't tell DHS, since they still have a page on their website about her claiming she still has that role -- even though she left over a year ago). Show More Summary
I asked Facebook's chief privacy officer why there isn't an option to see what Facebook users "one hop away from us" -- as the NSA would say -- can see. The question seemed to surprise them.
Facebook is mulling using its controversial facial recognition technology on profile photos, says Reuters. The firm's Chief Privacy Officer, Erin Egan, claimed that the move would protect users' privacy. "Our goal is to facilitate tagging...Show More Summary
Facebook made some changes to its data use policy late last year (in addition to some changes to its actual process for making changes), and it's now back with another set of updates. As Facebook's Chief Privacy Office Erin Egan explains,...Show More Summary
Microsoft's new video game console, the Xbox One, will not require users to keep the Kinect sensor plugged in for the system to work. The news comes out of a Q&A session with the Xbox One's chief product officer Marc Whitten on video game news site IGN. Show More Summary
The former chief counsel to Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski is joining Paul Hastings' Washington office. Sherrese Smith joins Paul Hastings as a partner in the privacy and data security and telecommunications, media and technology practices. Before serving at...
Magnify, a video distribution and curation startup, has raised $1 million from a group of investors that includes TED conference producer Chris Anderson and Chris Kelly, Facebook's former chief privacy officer. Magnify, which has previously raised $4.2 million over 5 years, helps publishers find, sort and publish Web video on some 90,000 sites. Show More Summary
Another advisor/czar will join the Obama White House, this time in the newly created position of “chief privacy officer.” From CNET: President Obama has picked Nicole Wong, Twitter's legal director, to be the White House's first chief...Show More Summary
CNET says: President Obama has picked Nicole Wong, Twitter's legal director, to be the White House's first chief privacy officer, CNET has learned. Wong previously was a vice president and deputy general counsel at Google at its Mountain...Show More Summary
Twitter is losing its legal director Nicole Wong to the White House in the name of privacy. President Obama has tapped her as his newest Chief Privacy Officer.
Two months after appointing Todd Park as Chief Technology Officer, the White House has picked Nicole Wong for the newly created position of Chief Privacy Officer. Details about the job are still MIA, but she'll likely be working closely with Park. Show More Summary