November 2012 Privacy Coalition Meeting

Jonathan Cantor, Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security was the guest speaker. The Coalition received a briefing from Justin Rood, Senior Investigator for the Minority Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations’ regarding the committee’s Fusion Center Report. Hemant Pathak, Assistant General Counsels for Microsoft spoke about the company’s Privacy Projects on HIPAA and FERPA. J. Bradley Jansen, Director Financial Privacy and Human Rights briefed the coalition on a sign-on letter calling for Reform of the Electronic Communication Privacy Act and why changes were needed because of its relevance to online Genealogy research and the SSDI Death Master File.

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