Nicole Ozer

Nicole Ozer
Technology & Civil Liberties Policy Director, ACLU of Northern California

Website | @nicoleozer

Nicole A. Ozer is the Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director at the ACLU of Northern California. She works on the intersection of new technology, privacy, and free speech and is spearheading the organization’s new online privacy campaign, Demand your dotRights.

Nicole graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, studied comparative civil rights history at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and earned her J.D. with a Certificate in Law and Technology from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California Berkeley.

Before joining the ACLU, Nicole was an intellectual property attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Nicole was recognized by San Jose Magazine for being one of 20 “Women Making a Mark” in Silicon Valley.

Nicole is the author of many legal and policy publications, including Location-Based Services: Time for a Privacy Check-In and Privacy & Free Speech: It’s Good for Business, a primer of case studies and tips for baking safeguards into the business development process. You can follow Nicole’s latest work @nicoleozer and the Bytes and Pieces blog at

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Business & Strategy Yerba Buena Salon 4-6
Nicole Ozer (ACLU of Northern California)
More and more, the government is relying on companies that provide location-aware technology to assist in criminal investigations. This session will discuss the state of the law today, trends in government acquisition and use of location data, and the implications for users’ privacy. It will share information from the ACLU’s data-gathering, litigation, and advocacy efforts. Read more.
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
  • Control Group
  • Localeze
  • MyCityWay
  • Socrata
  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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