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Privacy Czar Peter Swire Recognized with the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ 2015 Privacy Leadership Award

Washington, DC (March 6, 2015) – Today, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) honored Peter Swire, an expert on privacy and cyber security and a professor of law, with the 2015 Privacy Leadership Award. Swire was recognized for his continued commitment to the privacy field in tackling emerging privacy and security issues in public policy, academia and industry.

Presentation for State of the Net 2016 on “Surprising Facts on ISP Visibility into Internet Activity”

As a preview of a report scheduled for late February, Swire presented key facts and images about the effects of encryption and VPNs on the ability of ISPs to get “comprehensive” visibility into users’ Internet activity.

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US Surveillance Law, Safe Harbor, and Reforms Since 2013

The White Paper draws on Swire's background as a scholar of both EU data protection law and US surveillance law. It addresses serious misunderstandings of US national security law, reflected in official statements made in the Schrems case and elsewhere.

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Former White House Privacy Czar Peter Swire joins Alston & Bird’s Privacy and Security Practice

Alston & Bird has announced that Peter Swire will be joining the firm's Privacy & Data Security Practice. Along with his continued full-time position at Georgia Tech, under university rules Peter will be senior counsel at Alston & Bird.

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