April 2012

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Blumenthal and Bono Mack Discuss Privacy, Cybersecurity Legislation

Last Thursday morning, Politico Pro presented a briefing focused on cyberprivacy and cybersecurity. Participating in the discussion were Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), Dr. Thomas M. Lenard (President and Senior Fellow at the Technology Policy Institute), and Tim Sparanpani (Principal at SPQR Strategies, PLLC). The briefing began with a discussion of […]

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App Developer Privacy Summit – Follow the LIVE Stream!

Today, April 25th, the App Developer Privacy Summit will be LIVE streamed! Tune in at 9 AM PST and 12 PM EST. The Summit will focus on current application privacy issues and is co-produced by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), the Application Developers Alliance (ADA) and Stanford University’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS).

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PCLOB Nomination Hearing

Last Wednesday the Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for nominees to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). The Board, created in response to the 9/11 Commission, is charged with making sure privacy and civil rights are protected for executive branch activities and measures. It consists of five members appointed by the […]