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Harper's Privacy Framework for DHS

Jim Harper writes:

At this week’s meeting of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Joanne McNabb, Chief of the
California Office of Privacy Protection, and I circulated and
presented a draft ‘Framework’ for assessing homeland security
programs in terms of their consequences for privacy and related values.

Members of the Committee will be reviewing it and ?test-driving? it
in their respective work and studies of DHS programs and technologies.

Public comment on the draft would also be welcome, addressed to

I’ve skimmed it, it looks really interesting. Wish I had more time to think about it deeply. From Politech, via IP.