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    Events of Interest: Twitter Privacy Chat on March 16

    Technology-Academics-Policy will host a Twitter chat about privacy on Wednesday. From the Web site:

    Privacy has been generating a lot of buzz recently. Last month, “Do Not Track” legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, spurring even more debate in the online privacy discussion. […]

    Our lineup of participants, who will ask and answer questions during the hour-long TAPtalk, includes the following privacy experts:

    • Adam Thierer, Senior Research Fellow at Mercatus Center: @AdamThierer
    • Chris Hoofnagle, Director, Information Privacy Programs at UC Berkeley: @ hoofnagle
    • Ashkan Soltani, Independent Researcher and Consultant: @ashk4n
    • Jules Polonetsky, Co-Chair and Director at The Future of Privacy Forum: @JulesPolonetsky
    • Randy Picker, Professor at University of Chicago Law School: @randypicker
    • Justin Brookman, Center for Democracy & Technology: @JustinBrookman
    • Anurag Pandit, Product Manager, Internet Explorer
    • Shaun Dakin, Privacy Camp: @ShaunDakin

    TAP scholars, privacy thought leaders, think tanks and tech policy journalists and others who are interested are encouraged to join us for what is sure to be a lively conversation! Our goal is to create an open dialogue about privacy policy, allowing everyone to share their opinions and expertise, as well as connect with people interested in the same topic.

    To get ready for the upcoming March 16 TAPtalk, check out TAP’s database of scholarly research on privacy and TAP’s fact sheet on Privacy and Consumers.

    Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. EST
    Location: Follow the conversation and tweet using the hashtag #TAPtalk
    For more information: http://www.techpolicy.com

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