Online Information Brokers and Privacy: Where’s the Balance?

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Tuesday, 11:15 a.m., webcast at

Dozens of online information brokers have emerged in recent years. Many post directory information about individuals at no charge. Others sell rich profiles compiled from public sources. This unregulated industry leaves consumers with virtually no control over data displayed and sold about them. Is regulation needed? If so, what kind?


  • Joanne McNabb: Chief, California Office of Privacy Protection, Moderator.
  • Beth Givens: Director, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.
  • Jim Adler: Chief Privacy Officer, Intelius Inc.
  • Pam Dixon: Executive Director, World Privacy Forum
  • Les Rosen: President, Employment Screening Resources