Internet Privacy Summit

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Ronald Reagan State Office Building | Auditorium
300 South Spring Street | Los Angeles, CA  90013

I. Welcome and Introduction

Los Angeles Sheriff Leroy D. Baca and Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett


II. The New World of Social Networking

How is it shaping society? How is it affecting school children? What are the trends?


  • Alan Simpson | Vice President of Policy, Common Sense Media
  • Glen Warren | Teacher Librarian and Technologist, Vice President of Government Relations, California School Library Association
  • Holly Priebe-Diaz | Intervention Coordinator, Office of Human Relations, Diversity, and Equity, Los Angeles Unified School District


III. The Dangers of Disclosing Too Much

How do criminals use the Internet? How do stalkers and financial scam artists use it?
How do bullies use it?


  • Rolando Bracamontes | Sergeant, Southern California High-Tech Crimes/Internet Privacy Crimes, Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department
  • Richard Ruiz| Sergeant, Special Victims Unit, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
  • Jose Viramontes | Detective, Los Angeles Police Department
  • Jonathan Fairtlough | Assistant Head Deputy of High-Tech Crime Division, Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office

IV. Protecting Californians

What should people be doing to protect themselves? What are the industry trends, as it relates to privacy and information disclosure? What should consumers and parents watch out for, and what should they do to protect their children?


  • Michelle Dennedy | Chief Privacy Officer, McAfee, Inc., and Founder of the iDennedy Project
  • John M. Simpson | Consumer Advocate, Consumer Watchdog
  • Tracy Webb | Senior Trial Deputy, Cyber Crime & Child Abuse Prevention Division, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office & Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC)


V. Closing

Los Angeles Sheriff Leroy D. Baca and Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett