2021 Speaker Series: Privacy and the Future of the Ad-Supported Internet

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Apple and Facebook are at the center of a highly consequential debate over the future of the ad-supported Internet, backdropped by Apple’s announcement that the latest version of its mobile operating system will require app developers to get permission to use certain data for ads. Much more than a normal spat over business models, competition, and privacy per se, how this debate plays out could be a major inflection point for Big Tech and the future of data products far beyond the two companies that are at the center of the argument. CLTC Faculty Director Steven Weber will interview Facebook’s Director of Public Policy, Steve Satterfield in a virtual fireside chat, to explore the deeper issues at stake and talk about what could happen next.

Steve Satterfield is Director of Public Policy at Facebook. He leads the team that is responsible for developing and advocating for Facebook perspectives on privacy and data-related regulation. Before joining Facebook in 2014, Steve was a privacy lawyer at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC.

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Date:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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