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
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.
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
WPF will be speaking at and co-moderating a pre-conference workshop at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit. Co-moderater will be Jim Halpert of DLA Piper. Session description: NTIA Mobile App MS Process: Definitive Information, Insight, and Advice from the Core Drafting Group and the NTIA facilitator This preconference workshop is an in-depth discussion of the
Pam Dixon will be testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee December 18 at 2:30 pm Eastern. The hearing, held by Senator Rockefeller, who is chairman of the committee, focuses on data brokers, what information they are collecting from consumers, and what they are doing with the information. The hearing will take place after a year-long