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Aaron Brauer-Rieke, Staff Attorney, CDT to Speak at KC’s Webcast Understanding The Federal Trade Commission's Proposed Framework for Consumer Privacy Protection


New York, NY, April 27, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Aaron Brauer-Rieke, Plesser Fellow, Staff Attorney, Center for Democracy & Technology will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding The Federal Trade Commission's Proposed Framework for Consumer Privacy Protection.” This event is scheduled for June 06, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

For further details, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2011_ConsumerPrivacyProtection.html

Event Synopsis:

Over the last few years, many companies have used consumer information as a business tools to create innovative products and services. However, due to uncertainties in the responsible utilization of consumer data, the FTC has proposed a new framework to protect consumer privacy. In addition, comprehensive privacy bills have been introduced in Congress. A new framework, if enacted by the FTC or by Congress, is intended to develop and implement best practices and encourage self-regulatory privacy rules for commercial entities that collect, use, maintain, and share consumer information. Companies and their policy makers should have a complete understanding of how this new framework may impact their businesses and/or clients.

The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished thought leaders and key regulators to help you understand the proposed framework for consumer privacy protection and how they impact your firm and your customers. The speakers will present their expert opinions in a two-hour LIVE webcast.

About Aaron Brauer-Rieke

Aaron Brauer-Rieke is the Ron Plesser Fellow at the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) where he focuses on consumer privacy and internet identity.

Prior to joining CDT, Aaron worked as a law clerk at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he focused on patent and digital media litigation. Aaron also interned with the ACLU of Northern California, where he focused on privacy, free speech, and emerging technology issues.

Aaron earned his J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he served as the Senior Online Editor of the California Law Review, an Editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and a Fellow with the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. Prior to law school, Aaron worked as web developer and digital media specialist. Aaron graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from Pacific Lutheran University.

About Center for Democracy and Technology

The Center for Democracy and Technology is a non-profit public interest organization working to keep the Internet open, innovative, and free. As a civil liberties group with expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT works to enhance free expression and privacy in communications technologies by finding practical and innovative solutions to public policy challenges while protecting civil liberties. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.

For more information about Aaron Brauer-Rieke and Center for Democracy and Technology, please visit:
http://www.cdt.org/

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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