February 4, 2004

FTC Commissioner Orson Swindle to Address Privacy Community Durring IAPP D.C. Summit

A Top FTC Official, Swindle Will Discuss Privacy’s Economic Role

Philadelphia, PA, February 4, 2004 – Federal Trade Commissioner Orson Swindle will provide the
opening Keynote address on Thursday, February 19 during the International Association of Privacy
Professionals (IAPP) 2004 Privacy & Data Security Summit & Expo. Commissioner Swindle’s remarks
will focus on the role of privacy in today’s economy, and lead into presentations by privacy and data
protection commissioners from Canada, the U.K., Spain, and Hong Kong. Swindle and the international
commissioners will each address the international privacy landscape, offer updates on the latest
developments in global privacy regulation, and offer insight on privacy’s effect on international data flows.

The IAPP Privacy and Data Protection Summit takes place February 18 – 20 at the Washington
Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.

“Commissioner Swindle’s presence at the 2004 Summit speaks to privacy’s growing importance in areas of
international trade and the new economy,” said Trevor Hughes, IAPP executive director. “Throughout the
world, privacy has emerged as a primary concern among governments and consumer advocates, resulting
in an abundance of new regulations that are vital to the flow of data and commerce between international

Sponsored by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the conference features the latest
guidance on spam, identity theft, federal and state privacy activities, healthcare and financial privacy, as
well as security, technology, and marketing issues. The conference also features leading speakers from the
FTC, DHS, and Treasury Department; as well as top privacy professionals from IBM, Wyeth
Pharmaceuticals, Microsoft, AOL, Countrywide, Hewlett-Packard, Nationwide, eBay, AT&T Wireless,
USPS, Eastman Kodak, and Wells Fargo Bank.

For More Information:
IAPP Privacy & Data Security Summit & Expo
February 18 – 20, 2004
Washington Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC

For sponsor, exhibitor and registration information, please visit the IAPP website at or contact the IAPP National Office (800-266-6501).

The IAPP is the world's leading association of privacy and security professionals. With more than 1,000
individual and corporate members, the IAPP defines and supports the profession of privacy by being a
forum for interaction, education, and discussion across industries. Further information on the IAPP can be
found at