Apple VP of Software Technology Bud Tribble To Testify About Mobile Privacy

Posted May 6, 2011

U.S. Senator Al Franken has revealed a list of the witnesses for an upcoming Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy. The name of the hearings is ?Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy.? Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) VP of Software Technology Bud Tribble will be included in the discussion. Apple is being scrutinized for collecting the location of users on the Apple iPhone. Google Android also collects and saves the location of it’s users. Below is a list of the witnesses:

Panel I

Jessica Rich
Deputy Director
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Jason Weinstein
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel II

Justin Brookman
Director, Project on Consumer Privacy
Center for Democracy and Technology

Alan Davidson
Director of Public Policy, Americas
Google Inc.

Ashkan Soltani
Independent Researcher and Consultant

Guy L. ?Bud? Tribble
Vice President of Software Technology
Apple Inc.

Jonathan Zuck
Association for Competitive Technology

[The Loop]