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
Nicole Wong, a top lawyer with a reputation for standing up for liberty and free expression while at Google and Twitter, is headed to the White House.
The White House tapped Twitter legal director Nicole Wong as its first chief privacy officer, CNET reported. Wong, a Silicon Valley legal veteran, had only been at Twitter about six months; she was previously at Google for eight years. It's not entirely clear what the White House chief privacy officer will do. Show More Summary
The White House has reportedly selected Twitter’s legal director, Nicole Wong, to be the administration’s first chief privacy officer. Prior to joining Twitter in 2012, Wong spent eight years at Google in the capacity of vice president and deputy general counsel to the Internet search giant. She received her law degree from the University of [...]
Twitter is now a lawyer short as the company’s Nicole Wong, its legal director, will leave the firm to become the nation’s first White House chief privacy office, CNET today reported.... Keep reading ?
Twitter legal director Nicole Wong has been battling internet litigation issues for years and now she’s working for the Obama Administration. Wang on Tuesday was chosen to be the country’s first Chief Privacy Officer. Nicole Wang joined Twitter five moths ago to head up the social networks legal team. Twitter has long fought to protect [...]
Nicole Wong, Twitter’s legal director and longtime veteran of Internet litigation issues, has been picked by the Obama Administration to be the nation’s first Chief Privacy officer, according to sources familiar with the matter. Wong joined Twitter approximately five months to head up its legal team, which has long dealt with First Amendment issues for [...]
The iOS 6 jailbreak is just about ready to enter the wild, Facebook's Chief Privacy Officer will now take your questions, Facebook's iOS app gets voice messaging, and the SwiftKey Flow beta gets an update. More »
Facebook is trying to make it look like they are keeping their public dialogue on user privacy going by introducing their new "Ask Our Chief Privacy Officer" feature. It allows users to ask direct questions of Facebook CPO Erin Egan, but it's based around the idea that one person can answer the questions of a billion users. Show More Summary
After the dissolution of its site governance policy, Facebook has devised a new way to parse the collective din of its one billion members. The old method invited Facebook members to vote on proposed policy changes, but the company and...Show More Summary
There's no denying that Facebook's voting system for privacy policies is flawed -- when halting any measure requires enough votes to populate a large country, the attempt at democracy is more of a token gesture. As proposed, the company has launched an Ask Our Chief Privacy Officer page that's a tad more engaging. Show More Summary
To "enable you to send us your questions, concerns, and feedback about privacy", Facebook today launched "Ask Our Chief Privacy Officer". Questions submitted through the form on Facebook's Privacy Page will be answered once in a month in a Note by CPO Erin Egan. Show More Summary
The following is a post from Brendon Lynch, Chief Privacy Officer at Microsoft. Privacy is increasingly top of mind for people around the world as online activities have become a central part of daily life. To mark Data Privacy Day 2013, Microsoft commissioned research to better understand people’s online privacy perceptions and expectations. Show More Summary
When it comes to electronic health records, “the switch to cloud is inevitable.” That’s according to Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in the Obama administration, who spoke at a “Health Care, the Cloud, and Privacy” panel hosted by the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, Patient Privacy [...]
Facebook is coming out with a third-party ad network, its chief privacy officer told Forbes today. That's been a move that Facebook investors have been looking forward to for some time. To place ads on third-party websites, FacebookShow More Summary
IBM announced the new appointment of the top management of the company–Christina Peters was promoted to Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) and will lead a team of lawyers, experts in data security and technical staff who are engaged in policies and practices … Continue reading ?