The world of privacy seems to be both growing and becoming smaller as privacy professionals around the world are grappling with similar issues amidst an increasing amount of regulation and enforcement. What are the hot topics on the minds of these privacy professionals? In this episode of Serious Privacy, we issued an open invite to guests, welcomed a guest host Ralph O’Brien, and managed a robust conversation among 7 privacy professionals on the privacy topics that are on their minds.
Our guests varied in range of experience from new to privacy to very experienced, attorneys to non-attorneys, from multiple locations including Europe, Canada, and the US, and in myriad industries. Our guests comprised Alexander Hanff, Robert Jett, Tom Besore, Dan Christensen, and the anonymous Mr. Smith.
The topics were similarly varied and not discussed in advance. In this episode of Serious Privacy, we touched on surveillance, privacy by design, data subjects’ rights,fake news, and social media platform responsibility. We also discussed cross-border data transfers, advocacy, the role of the privacy industry including the IAPP, and privacy careers.