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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.

A Historical Primer for This Week’s Judicial and Congressional Actions on Section 215 Bulk Collection

The past week has seen two significant events concerning Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act—the most contentious legal issue in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations. On May 7, the Second Circuit ruled that “the telephone metadata program exceeds the scope of what C

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Comments to the FCC on Consumer Broadband Privacy

Washington, DC (Apr. 28, 2015) - Today, Peter Swire will participate at the FCC's public workshop on broadband consumer privacy. He has also prepared written comments expanding on his thoughts.

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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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