Deborah Hurley
Director, Harvard Information Infrastructure Project, Harvard University

Deborah Hurley is the director of the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project at
Harvard University. Previously (1988-96), she served as an official of the
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris,
France, with responsibility for identifying emerging issues related to the
protection of personal data and privacy, security of information systems,
cryptography technology and policy, and protection of intellectual property. She is
a member of the Advisory Committee to the U.S. State Department on
International Communications and Information Policy (and co-chair of its working
group on Security, Encryption, and Export Controls); the board of directors of the
Electronic Privacy Information Center; the Advisory Committee on International
Science of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and the
Committee on Critical Infrastructure Protection and the Law of the U.S. National
Research Council. This year she served as chair of the 2001 Computers,
Freedom and Privacy Conference, and of the International Telecommunication
Union Strategic Planning Workshop on the Regulatory Implications of

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