EPIC Names International and U.S. 2010 Privacy Champions
PRIVACYFebruary 1, 2010
EPIC has announced it will present the 2010 International Privacy Champion Award to the Honorable Michael Kirby for his role in the development of the OECD Privacy Guidelines of 1980, which have provided the basis for national laws, international agreements and privacy frameworks around the world. "The international privacy community owes Justice Kirby a huge debt for his critical role working with leading experts from North America, Europe and Asia to develop the guidelines," said Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart. EPIC's 2010 U.S. Privacy Champion Award went to Beth Givens, founder and director of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse in San Diego, California.