Privacy and Innovation Symposium Set for Friday
PRIVACY LAW—U.S.May 6, 2010
The Department of Commerce's Privacy and Innovation Symposium will be held this Friday as the department gathers input from stakeholders on how privacy laws impact Internet innovation. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is slated to open the event, focusing on the importance of balancing innovation with the need for an environment that is respectful of individual privacy expectations. The event will feature five panel discussions on topics including U.S. privacy framework and the flow of information to commerce, innovation and economic growth; consumer privacy and transparency, and how the U.S. legal system influences privacy protection in the private sector.