WPF at National Law University, New Delhi, India

WPF Executive Director Pam Dixon will be on the campus of the National Law University in New Delhi, India on April 24 to speak with students and professors about global privacy issues and trends, as well as hear the latest scholarly privacy research from India and discuss the forthcoming privacy legislation in India.

Brookings Institute Privacy Discussion

WPF will be participating in a Brookings Institute event April 9, as an invited discussant of Brookings Senior Fellow Benjamin Wittes and Wells Bennett’s work on the tension between privacy and data-driven innovation, and new paradigms of privacy. Leading policy makers, business officials, and thought leaders will be participating. April 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Brookings

WPF to Guest Lecture, Georgetown University

Pam Dixon will be a guest lecturer for Dr. Mark MacCarthy’s Information Privacy & Security course at Georgetown University on March 19, 2014. The topic will be modern privacy and data flows. For more information about this course, see: http://courses.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?Action=View&CourseID=CCTP-708

Federal Trade Commission Holding Alternative Scoring Conference; WPF Speaking

Pam Dixon will be speaking at the Federal Trade Commission’s conference on Alternative Scoring on March 19, 2014, discussing consumer aspects of alternative scoring. Scoring is a data broker issue that few know about yet. This conference is among the first to look closely at scoring products and legal frameworks, and the impacts on consumers.

Consumer Federation of America’s Consumer Assembly to tackle Data Broker Discussion; WPF panelist

WPF will be participating at the CFA Consumer Assembly March 20, 2014 discussing the important and timely topic of data broker regulation. Panelists are Pam Dixon, WPF; Jennifer Barrett-Glasgow, Acxiom; Rachel Nyswander Thomas, Direct Marketing Association, and Chris Olsen, FTC. Panel description from CFA: Should Consumer Data Brokers be Regulated? Aided by technology, data brokers