Privacy in the age of the internet has been pretty poor. It could be much harder in the age of the internet of things — but experts from the White House, the ACLU and industry have some ideas about what to do.
Todd Park is leaving Washington to do White House-related work in Silicon Valley. Another tech industry vet is expected to succeed him as CTO.
Nicole Wong, who was the closest person the Obama Administration had to a Privacy Officer, just left the job, setting off a debate about sort of person should replace her.
Consumer data issues are suddenly hot as the White House is taking the discussion to the public while, meanwhile, the New York Times is urging it to do more on this “Second Front in the Privacy Wars.”
Nicole Wong, a top lawyer with a reputation for standing up for liberty and free expression while at Google and Twitter, is headed to the White House.
Nicole Wong, a deputy counsel at Google responsible for high profile censorship cases, has moved on to Twitter. She follows several other Googlers who have made the move in recent months.