Privacy and Data Security in the Network Age


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Can we still have “privacy” in the Network Age? How do individuals, as well as services such as Craigslist, Facebook and Twitter, protect themselves and their information online? What can we do about it, if anything? Join us on November 4 to discuss “Privacy and Data Security in the Network Age” with noted expert Samir Jain.
About Samir Jain:
Samir Jain is a partner in the Communications, Privacy, and Internet Law group at WilmerHale, where his practice involves litigation, regulatory work, and counseling on a wide range of cutting-edge e-commerce, privacy, and communications issues. His areas of expertise include online intermediary liability for third-party content, privacy and data security, electronic surveillance, national security and public safety, advertising, online child safety, and regulation of information and telecommunications services. Mr. Jain has been recognized for his exceptional national standing in both “Privacy and Data Security” and “Telecom, Broadcast, and Satellite: Regulatory” in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2007-2009 editions). Mr. Jain has represented members of the online industry such as Amazon, AOL, craigslist, eBay, Google, and Yahoo! in many of the leading cases defining the scope of the immunity afforded to service providers for third-party content by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Mr. Jain speaks and writes regularly about Internet and communications law issues. He also is an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law School, where he co-teaches a course on Electronic Commerce Law.

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