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Watch: Privacy around the world

Join us for a Privacy Lab talk on Monday, November 14 at 6:15 p.m. PDT for a discussion on evolving tends in digital privacy around the world.

Data privacy and digital security issues are changing at a rapid pace around the world. New laws and regulations regarding these topics have begun to multiply on all continents.

How are different nations dealing with digital security and privacy domestically and in relation to international policy? 

Privacy Lab has invited an group of esteemed guest speakers to share perspectives from different regions around the globe.


Lydia de la Torre (@DLTsays) is well-versed in Latin American privacy issues and has plenty of practical experience and wisdom to share, having served as Privacy Counsel at both PayPal and eBay. She is an SCU graduate.

Elena Elkina (@el0chka), who will address Russian privacy issues, is known for her entrepreneurial approach in leveraging privacy to drive business performance. She uses her data protection skills with 15+ years of legal experience to build disruptive technologies that will design and shape our future. 

Professor Anna Han, Santa Clara University, specializes in the areas of Chinese law, corporate law, startup businesses, and technology licensing. She has also served as the director of the law school's Center for Global Law and Policy.

Tarun Krishnakumar (@TrnKrshnkmr) is an attorney with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. in New Delhi where he specializes on issues relating to technology, regulation, and public policy. He is currently on sabbatical from the firm and is a fellow with the in-house legal team at the Wikimedia Foundation. He has previously worked with institutions including the Berkman Center, CIS Bangalore, and the Bucerius Centre for Transnational Law and Technology.

Mark Webber (@digitechlaw), an international tech and internet lawyer, is the US managing partner at Fieldfisher; he co-authored the UK chapter of Global Security and Privacy Law.

Paola Zeni (@pzeni) is an international privacy lawyer, veteran of the information security industry, who has been working for years on privacy in Europe and in the US. She has a LLM from Santa Clara University.

Monday, November 14, 2016
6:15 to 8:00 p.m. PDT

Williman Room in the Benson (student center) Building
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

More information and registration details can be found here.

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Privacy Lab is a meeting for people who are interested in digital privacy in the Bay Area. The goal of these events is to bring together privacy professionals and privacy community members at non-profits, for-profits, and NGOs alike to foster communication and collaboration.

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