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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.

Testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, “Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy”

Swire testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on how law enforcement and intelligence agencies are not going dark, but are in a golden age of surveillance.

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The USA Freedom Act, the President’s Review Group, and the Biggest Intelligence Reform in 40 Years

This past week Congress finished approval of the USA Freedom Act, ending bulk collection under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act. This article highlights the close fit between President Obama's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology's work and

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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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