Privacy Advocates, Legislators Will Mark Data Privacy Day on Jan. 31 at State House

Affiliate: ACLU of Maine
January 30, 2013 11:55 am

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ACLU of Maine and Left-Right Coalition Will Reveal Details of Comprehensive Privacy Package

January 30, 2013

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Augusta – The ACLU of Maine and a bipartisan coalition of legislators will hold a press conference at the State House on January 31 to commemorate Data Privacy Day and detail a legislative package underscoring key priorities for protecting individual privacy in Maine.

The press conference marks Data Privacy Day, a day of awareness to educate everyone on the importance of respecting privacy and safeguarding personal information in the face of emerging technologies.


  • Jeff Northrop, CFF of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community
  • Shenna Bellows, Executive Director of the ACLU of Maine
  • Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland), sponsor of The Maine Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Rep. Michael McClellan (R-Raymond), sponsor of An Act to Protect Social Media Privacy in the Workplace


  • January 31 at 1:00 p.m.


  • State House Welcome Center, Augusta, ME

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