Silicon Valley execs to hold summit on privacy issues

Silicon Valley execs to hold summit on privacy issues

[Ed. – This doesn’t sit even as well with me as the idea of bankers convening 110 years ago to save America from a financial crisis.  There’s a too-unified single backbone here that needs to be … reengineered.]

Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies plan to convene in San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss how to tackle growing questions and concerns about consumer privacy online. …

What’s happening: The Information Technology Industry Council, a Washington trade group that represents major tech companies, organized an all-day meeting to jump-start the conversations.

  • Members include Facebook, Google, Apple, Salesforce, IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Dropbox, and others. ITI expects the meeting to be attended by companies across the industry’s sectors, including hardware, software and device makers — but declined to say which companies would be there. …

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