Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan
Multistakeholder Forum: Chris Hopfensperger (Business Software Alliance)
As Technology Policy Counsel, Chris Hopfensperger works with the BSA | The Software Alliance’s members to develop the BSA’s technology policy positions and articulate these positions to US and international policy makers.
He advises members in such critical areas such as innovation, copyright protection, privacy, e-commerce, and cloud computing. Prior to joining BSA, Hopfensperger served as a technology and trade policy associate with K&L Gates, where he advised companies and industry associations on pursuing legislation and representing their issues before Congress and the federal agencies and in the courts. Previously, Hopfensperger worked as a newspaper journalist. He edited and wrote for several metropolitan dailies, including The Washington Post, The Sacramento Bee, and the St. Petersburg Times.
The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.
Read the event report to learn more.