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Parnes Weighs in on the Issues

ONLINE PRIVACY

June 9, 2010

In a Daily Dashboard exclusive interview, Lydia Parnes, a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and former head of consumer protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), discusses the online privacy landscape--self regulation, online advertising, social networking and disengagement. Parnes notes that the FTC and congress have made privacy a focus, especially in terms of online advertising. "We will certainly have to address tough issues in the privacy arena," says Parnes, "but we've done so before, and I'm confident that we can do so here as well."
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