• A meeting with Daniel Weitzner : Privacy trends in the U.S. and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Draft Privacy Green Paper

    January 25 2011, 01:00 - 01:00
    Location: Ernst & Young - 41 rue Ybry 92200 Neuilly sur Seine (Métro: Ligne 1 – Pont de Neuilly)

    Last January 25,  Daniel J. Weitzner (Associate Administrator for Policy at the United States Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)) spoke to AmCham members gathered at the offices of Ernst & Young on data privacy and innovation in the internet economy.

    As the principal advisor to the President on telecommunications and information policy, the NTIA has drafted a green paper for data privacy  which you will find hereafter.

    Thank you to all who helped make this event a success.

    About Daniel Weitzner:
    Prior to joining NTIA, Weitzner created the MIT CSAIL Decentralized Information Group, taught Internet public policy in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, and was Policy Director of the World Wide Web Consortium. He founded the Web Science Research Initiative with Tim Berners-Lee, Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt and James Hendler. Weitzner was co-founder and Deputy Director of the Center for Democracy and Technology, and Deputy Policy Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
    Weitzner has a law degree from Buffalo Law School, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Swarthmore College. His writings have appeared in Science magazine, the Yale Law Review, Communications of the ACM, Computerworld, Wired Magazine and Social Research.