Francella Ochillo Represents NHMC at a Bipartisan Tech Event on Tech Policy

image1Francella Ochillo, VP of Policy & General Counsel for the NHMC, speaks at the Summit. Next Century Cities, Public Knowledge, and the American Action Forum hosted the Opportunities for Bipartisan Tech Policy Summit on January 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. The summit concentrated on three major areas of tech policy: rural broadband, privacy, and spectrum. Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel kicked off the event in a fireside chat with Next Century Cities’ Executive Director, Deb Socia, where she emphasized the need for innovative tech policy in 2019. The National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Vice President of Policy & General Counsel, Francella Ochillo, spoke on the Data Privacy and Security panel. Francella was joined by Neil Chilson, Senior Research Fellow for Technology and Innovation at the Charles Koch Institute; Ryan Clough, General Counsel at Public Knowledge; Laura Moy, Executive Director of the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology; and Will Rinehart, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at the American Action Forum. The distinguished panel was moderated by Axios Technology Reporter, David McCabe. NHMC continues to advocate for data protections for underrepresented communities by highlighting the impact that data breaches, complicated privacy agreements, and the absence of privacy legislation have on Latino consumers. Twitter highlights from Francella’s panel are featured below. 1 2]]>