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    Events of Interest: Panel Discussion on Consumer Trade-offs in a Mobile Culture (May 1)

    Consumer Reports is hosting a panel discussion, “Consumer Trade-offs in a Mobile Culture: Privacy, Payments and Social Media,” on May 1 in New York City. Here’s more information:

    Join Consumer Reports for an in-depth discussion about mobile technology and the ways that it has fundamentally changed our culture.
    A panel of consumer advocates, mobile proponents, and industry experts will explore the upsides and downsides of an increasingly mobile world. The conversation will weigh the benefits and opportunities of mobile services against the risks they pose to privacy and security.

    Keynote Speaker: John Morris, Associate Administrator and Director of Internet Policy, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

    Panel moderated by Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer, Columbia School of Journalism, with:

    • Julie Ask, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research (invited)
    • Susan Grant, Director of Consumer Protection at the Consumer Federation of America
    • Mick de Meijer; Mobile Account Director, at MXM Mobile

    Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm EDT
    Location: Columbia University: School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway; New York, NY 10027
    For more information and to register: http://consumer-reports-privacy.eventbrite.com/#

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