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The Transatlantic Privacy Gap: A Symposium

How Big Tech Companies Are Failing to Protect Privacy on Both Sides of the Atlantic, Event Will Show

By Media Invitation

WHAT: Please join us Thursday morning for the release of a groundbreaking report and a panel discussion on the transatlantic privacy gap. The event will show how several big tech companies treat users differently depending on which side of the Atlantic they live on – and are failing to adequately protect user privacy on either continent. The event will feature top policy, law and consumer experts from both the U.S. and the EU. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

WHEN: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST, Thurs., Dec. 12

WHERE: The Commons Room, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
1957 E Street NW, Washington D.C.

WHO: Ralf Bendrath, adviser on civil liberties, justice and home affairs, European Parliament
Chapin Gregor, deputy policy director, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Jared Bomberg, senior counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Pat Walshe, managing director, Privacy Matters U.K.
Burcu Kilic, digital rights program director, Public Citizen
Zora Siebert, head of E.U. policy programme, Heinrich Böll Foundation
Katie McInnis, policy counsel, Consumer Reports
Deepika Yadav, digital rights fellow, Public Citizen
Additional speakers are expected.

RSVP: Please RSVP by close of business Wednesday.