Online Privacy: User Priorities and how to Stay Safe

9 11 2011

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Online privacy may be something you think isn’t possible these days, but there are things you can do to protect yourself. People may have the ability to find out information about you, but its what they do with that information that can be harmful. Join us as Fran Maier explains to us the powers we have to combat this intrusion into our online lives.


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Fran Maier is the President and Executive Chair of TRUSTe, the leading online privacy trustmark and service provider. Fran’s responsibilities include oversight of TRUSTe’s brand and policy initiatives. In 2008, Fran secured significant investment capital to transform TRUSTe from a non-profit industry association to a for-profit business in order to better address the evolving privacy challenges. Earlier, Fran was one of the co-founders of She speaks widely on issues of online privacy and trust and is active in mentoring women in technology. She serves on a number of Internet and trust-related boards including the Online Trust Alliance. Fran holds a BA and MBA from Stanford University.

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