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Twitter's legal director picked as Internet Privacy Officer

Nicole Wong picked as White House's chief privacy officer.

@tracehagan
Published Tue, May 7 2013 2:59 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:23 PM CST

According to a CNet report, Nicole Wong, Twitter's current legal director, has been tapped to become the White House's first chief privacy officer. Prior to joining Twitter, Wong served as a vice president and deputy general counsel for Google. She, along with her team, reviewed products before they launched, checking for privacy, copyright, and removal request compliance.

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She has experience in the field of privacy and will report to Todd Park, the chief technology officer for President Obama. Wong's law degree was earned at the University of California at Berkeley. After earning her degree, she made partner at Perkins Coie law firm.

Twitter was rated 3.5/4 stars by the EFF in their latest "Who has your back?" survey.

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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