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Weitzner Leaving White House, Returning to MIT

PRIVACY—U.S.

July 26, 2012

White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Internet Policy Daniel Weitzner has announced he is departing from the administration next week and returning to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Hill reports. Weitzner has been with the Obama administration since 2011, and has worked on cybersecurity and copyright protection issues, but is perhaps best known for his work on the White House’s online privacy whitepaper. According to the report, Weitzner will return to teaching and research at MIT and plans to leave the White House on August 3.
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