Can Privacy Education Help Consumers?

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Led by Penn Annenberg Professor Joseph Turow, author of Niche Envy: Marketing Discrimination in the Digital Age, this panel will examine the role of education in protecting the public against abuses of online access to personal information. Commissioner Pamela Harbour of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will introduce the panel. Panelists are Jeff Chester, executive director, Center for Digital Democracy; Eszter Hargittai, assistant professor, Northwestern University; Jane Horvath, chief privacy officer, Google; Kathryn Montgomery, professor, American University; Jules Polonetsky, chief privacy officer for AOL, a unit of Time Warner; Marc Rotenberg, executive director, Electronic Privacy Information Center; and Peter Swire, professor, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University.
8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Panel
National Press Club (Murrow Room)
529 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

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