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A Public Policy Agenda for Cloud Computing: Trust, Responsibility and Inclusion

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About this Event

29 Nov 2016 @ 12:45

Podcast: Download the keynote audio podcast from this event here

 

 

About the Speech

 

In his speech, Mr Frank argued that as Ireland leads Europe in cloud computing, it needs public policies and civic engagement to ensure customer trust, corporate responsibility and diverse and economic gains. Furthermore, he contended that customer trust depends on strong privacy protections and cyber security. Mr Frank discussed the successful outcome of Microsoft’s legal challenge in the US to oppose a criminal search warrant issued by a Federal Court in New York for email communications stored in Microsoft’s Dublin data centre. The case which attracted a strong interest from the technology and media sectors centred on a need to strike a better balance between law enforcement needs, users’ privacy interests and the courts’ jurisdiction. He also discussed the future of the Privacy Shield in this context.

 

About the Speaker

John Frank is Microsoft's Vice President, EU Government Affairs. In this role, he leads Microsoft’s government affairs teams in Brussels and in European national capitals on EU issues. Mr Frank was previously Vice President/Deputy General Counsel, and was the Chief of Staff for Microsoft President, Brad Smith, based in Washington. In this role, he managed several teams including the Law Enforcement and National Security team, the Industry Affairs group, Corporate, Competition Law and Privacy Compliance teams and the department’s technology and business operations team. For his first eight years at Microsoft he was based at Microsoft’s European headquarters in Paris. From 1996 to 2002, Mr Frank led Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs group for Europe, Middle East and Africa focusing on issues including privacy, security, consumer protection and antitrust. Mr Frank began the company’s European Government Affairs programme, which focused on advocacy for software and online policy issues. 

 

 

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