Safeguarding Consumer Privacy in a Technological Era: A Comparison of Privacy Protections in New Zealand and California
Prepared by Saskia Kim, July 2006
About the author
Saskia Kim is Chief Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee of the California Legislature in Sacramento. She was previously a Principal Consultant to the Senate Office of Research and counsel to the Assembly Judiciary Committee. Saskia works with state legislators to develop public policy initiatives and draft statutes related to civil law matters, including privacy. She received her JD from Northeastern University and her BA from Vassar College. During Saskia's Ian Axford Fellowship exchange to New Zealand she was based at the Ministry of Justice and Office of the Privacy Commissioner in Wellington, where she researched how New Zealand and California treat privacy issues, with a focus on emerging technologies such as radio frequency identification (RFID).
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