U.S. Commerce Secretary Don Evans Announces Privacy Advisor

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from U.S. Department of Commerce

    WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Commerce Secretary Don
 Evans announced the creation of a new position, Senior Advisor to the
 Secretary for Privacy.  The advisor will report directly to the Secretary and
 work to ensure the Department of Commerce is in full compliance with privacy
 policies designed to protect those who interact with the DOC Internet system.
     "Many Americans rely on the Department of Commerce Internet system for a
 wide range of statistics, data, and other information.  I recognize the
 importance of protecting consumer privacy and we should lead by example.  This
 new position will help direct our effort to protect those who interact with
 our system.  We want them to be confident their privacy is being protected,"
 said Secretary Evans.
 
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SOURCE U.S. Department of Commerce
    WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Commerce Secretary Don
 Evans announced the creation of a new position, Senior Advisor to the
 Secretary for Privacy.  The advisor will report directly to the Secretary and
 work to ensure the Department of Commerce is in full compliance with privacy
 policies designed to protect those who interact with the DOC Internet system.
     "Many Americans rely on the Department of Commerce Internet system for a
 wide range of statistics, data, and other information.  I recognize the
 importance of protecting consumer privacy and we should lead by example.  This
 new position will help direct our effort to protect those who interact with
 our system.  We want them to be confident their privacy is being protected,"
 said Secretary Evans.
 
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