Wednesday, March 20, 2013

          Kamala Harris '89 to Lead Privacy Workshop for App Developers

          App developers will have an opportunity learn the latest in online privacy enforcement from California Attorney General Kamala Harris ’89 and the UC Hastings Privacy & Technology Project at a daylong workshop designed to encourage consumer privacy and innovation.

          Hosted by the UC Hastings Privacy Project, the April 10, 2013 workshop will provide attendees with an unprecedented degree of insight and resources. Attendees will be able to hear from and directly engage industry leaders, third-party platform operators, regulators, and practitioners. The workshop will cover the evolving privacy space for application developers as companies strive to balance consumer privacy and innovation, and find new ways to innovate on privacy.

          With a keynote speech by California Attorney General Kamala Harris, state and federal regulators will lay out a framework for how policy makers are approaching consumer privacy protection while ensuring innovation. During the workshop industry partners will share success stories of their approach to privacy, and experts will provide real-world lessons for entrepreneurs and companies to incorporate immediately.

          Attorney General Harris released new privacy guidelines for app developers in January 2013. Her office, through its Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit, took additional steps with some companies, such as suing Delta Airlines for collecting personal information from consumers’ mobile phones without full privacy disclosures.

          Confirmed participants include Laura Berger of the Federal Trade Commission, which has issued new guidelines for mobile app developers; Morgan Reed, executive director of The Association for Competitive Technology (ACT); Jonathan Nelson of Hackers & Founders; and Parker Higgins of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Casey Oppenheim of Disconnect.me will lead a panel on best practices.

          Platinum Support for the event is provided by the Association for Competitive Technology. Munger Tolles & Olson is providing lunch with a working panel. Community partners for the Workshop include Hackers & Founders and sf.citi.

          To register for The Future of Privacy + Innovation in California, click here.

          The first 100 small and independent developers can register for free; after that, there is a $25 charge. The program runs from 9 AM to 3:30 at Runway SF 1355 Market Street, Suite 488, San Francisco. Please contact Executive Director Charles Belle of the Privacy and Technology Project at bellec@uchastings.edu for more information.

          Go to News Archive

          Share this Story

          Share via Facebook
          Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

          Other Recent Stories/ RSS

          Friday, April 20, 2018

          UC Hastings Demonstration Gardens Continues Its Legacy at McCoppin Hub and Throughout the Community

          As the Demonstration Gardens makes room for a new LEED Platinum academic building at 333 Golden Gate Avenue, it remains a part of the UC Hastings community and fortifies the tradition of sustainability for the Long Range Campus Plan.
          Friday, April 20, 2018

          UC Hastings Trial Team Wins National Championship

          3Ls Pablo Wudka-Robles, Maryam Ahmad, Jon Davidi, and 2L Ellie Barczak outperformed the other regional winners to emerge victorious at the AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition in Raleigh, North Carolina.
          Thursday, April 19, 2018

          Matt Edling '07 Is Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change

          A groundbreaking ruling in the lawsuits he filed on behalf of California cities and counties may allow climate liability cases to be heard in state courts.
          Thursday, April 19, 2018

          Shadowy World of Drug Pricing—An Inside Look

          New research by University of California Hastings Law Professor Robin Feldman shines light on the highly secretive world of drug prices, including hidden payments, rebates, and inducements that drive the system toward higher-priced drugs.
          Monday, April 16, 2018

          UC Hastings Students Debrief after Spring Break Visit to Immigration Detention Center

          Students share their experience volunteering with the Karnes Pro Bono Project to help provide free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant women and children at the Karnes County Residential Center near San Antonio, Texas.
          Go to News Archive