2009 Press Releases

Media Advisory

Monday, October 26, 2009


Global flow of personal information raises consumer privacy risks

WHAT:
UC Berkeley School of Law, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership, and The Privacy Projects release two new studies that show how businesses can take ownership of —and be accountable for — the privacy risks they create for consumers, no matter where, how, or by whom data is processed. Examples of six leading companies are discussed.

The two reports are embargoed until Tuesday Oct. 27, 8:00 am P.T.

WHEN:
Tuesday October 27, 2009
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am P.T. (11:00 am-12:00 noon US/EST)

WHO:
Paul Schwartz, Berkeley Law professor, author of new report, Managing Global Data Privacy

Richard Purcell, CEO, Corporate Privacy Group; former Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft

Martin Abrams, executive director, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams

Paula J. Bruening, author of new report, Data Protection Accountability

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