Perspectives on data privacy from the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WPF panelist

AEI, Auditorium

1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW 

Washington, DC 20036

Consumers and firms have enthusiastically embraced the digital world. However, data breaches, intrusive web tracking, and the opaque nature of data usage across platforms have caused anxiety and uncertainty for consumers and policymakers. How we govern the collection and use of data could affect public trust of commercial and public institutions and influence the rate of innovation across the economy. What policies will encourage digital privacy, data security, and innovation and ensure US leadership on privacy moving forward?

FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson and Department of Justice Acting Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer Peter Winn will visit AEI to discuss their ideas about US leadership on privacy in the digital age with AEI’s Shane Tews and Roslyn Layton. An expert panel discussion will follow. What policies will encourage digital privacy, data security, and innovation and ensure US leadership on privacy moving forward

Introduction:

Roslyn Layton, AEI

Remarks:

Peter Winn, Department of Justice

Remarks:

Christine Wilson, Federal Trade Commission

Panel discussion

Panelists:

Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum

Joseph Jerome, Center for Democracy & Technology

Bret Swanson, AEI

Peter Swire, Georgia Institute of Technology

Moderator:

Shane Tews, AEI

se of data could affect public trust of commercial and public institutions and influence the rate of innovation across the economy. What policies will encourage digital privacy, data security, and innovation and ensure US leadership on privacy moving forward?

FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson and Department of Justice Acting Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer Peter Winn will visit AEI to discuss their ideas about US leadership on privacy in the digital age with AEI’s Shane Tews and Roslyn Layton. An expert panel discussion will follow. What policies will encourage digital privacy, data security, and innovation and ensure US leadership on privacy moving forward

Introduction:

Roslyn Layton, AEI

Remarks:

Peter Winn, Department of Justice

Remarks:

Christine Wilson, Federal Trade Commission

Panel discussion

Panelists:

Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum

Joseph Jerome, Center for Democracy & Technology

Bret Swanson, AEI

Peter Swire, Georgia Institute of Technology

Moderator:

Shane Tews, AEI

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