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The FTC, Data Security and Beyond

This is another Meetup program sponsored by the High Technology Law Section of the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Our guest speaker for this month's Meetup is Woodrow N. ("Woody") Hartzog.  We are delighted to have him speak.

FTC privacy jurisprudence has become the broadest and most influential regulating force on information privacy in the United States — more so than nearly any privacy statute or any common law tort.  Woody will address some of the most significant aspects of FTC jurisprudence in the realm of data security as well as less obvious FTC theories of liability and the direction of future complaints for unfair and deceptive actions.

Woodrow Hartzog is an Associate Professor at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. He is also an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and a contributor at Forbes. His research on privacy, contracts, media, and robotics has appeared or is scheduled to appear in numerous law reviews and peer-reviewed publications such as the Columbia Law Review, California Law Review, and Michigan Law Review and popular publications such as Wired, Bloomberg, New Scientist, The Atlantic and The Nation.

A dial-in will be provided by the day before the conference for those who can't be there in person.  Please indicate on an RSVP if you plan to attend in person.

Please note the new location in downtown San Jose at the Silicon Valley Law Group.

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  • Stephen W.

    We thank Prof. Hartzog for his presentation today. I think he provided a lot of useful and practical knowledge.

    For those not present or want to refer to it, here is a link by which you can download the slides.

    Here is a link to download a podcast of his talk.

    Here is Prof. Hartzog’s paper, which he referred to in the talk.

    This is a reminder that we will NOT have a Meetup in July, and will instead pick up with a discussion of cloud robotics, privacy, and security on August 27, 2014, same time.

    Steve Wu

    June 26, 2014

    • Christie D.

      Thanks for the links! This is so much useful information.

      June 28, 2014

    • Stephen W.

      You're welcome, Christie. Glad you could make it.

      June 28, 2014

  • Rich S.

    The link doesn't seem to be working.

    June 25, 2014

  • Christopher B.

    What time is does this Meetup end (Outlook states the end time is 1:00 PM)?

    June 24, 2014

  • Stephen W.

    I look forward to our program tomorrow at 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern to discuss FTC enforcement in the privacy and data security areas. Note the new meeting place for those attending in person--50 West San Fernando St., Suite 750, San Jose, CA 95113.

    For those not attending live at my office, in order to see the program and receive a dial-in number, click on:

    Once you click on the link, input your name and email, and please choose the telephone option, the service will provide you a dial-in number, code, and audio PIN. The link will be live at around 9:30 Pacific/12:30 Eastern, but the program starts at 10 am/1 pm.

    June 24, 2014

  • Michael L.

    I'll also attend by phone and would appreciate a dial-in number

    June 24, 2014

  • Tony V.

    Will attend by phone. Thanks! Please provide dial-in info.

    June 24, 2014

  • Lindsy S.

    Will attend by phone. Thanks!

    June 18, 2014

  • Adam C.

    attending by phone from NYC

    June 9, 2014

  • Carol E.

    By phone.

    June 9, 2014

  • Siliconia

    RSVP by phone

    June 6, 2014

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