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National Privacy Legislation: A Call for Action on Data Privacy Day

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

The Progressive Policy Institute presents

NATIONAL PRIVACY LEGISLATION:
A CALL FOR ACTION ON DATA PRIVACY DAY

Monday, January 28, 2019 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Lunch will be served.

2043 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515

Chinese hackers stealing technology from U.S. companies, Russian trolls interfering in our elections, U.S. tech leaders hauled before Congress to explain some new data breach or misuse of personal information – hardly a week goes by without Americans being bombarded with new revelations about assaults on our privacy.

As a new year and a new Congress begin, it's critical that we promote online privacy as a bipartisan priority that needs timely action.

This Capitol Hill policy briefing will cover the current privacy landscape, the need for clear privacy legislation and enforcement, what consumers and corporate leaders need from legislation, and what is currently in the works in Congress.

Featured Speakers:

  • Michael Mandel, Ph.D, Chief Economic Strategist, PPI

  • Nicol Turner Lee, Ph.D., Fellow, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution

  • Sally Greenberg, Executive Director, National Consumers League

  • Bret Swanson, Visiting Fellow, Center for Internet, Communications, & Technology Policy, AEI

  • Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D., President, ITIF