Harriet Pearson once joined a petition signed by Facebook users, urging the social-networking site to do more in terms of privacy.
But the privacy expert considers herself a moderate when it comes to protecting her personal information.
Pearson, IBM's chief privacy officer for the past nine years and also its security counsel since last year, says each person needs a mental model to assess the benefits or risks associated with providing personal data. In the same way, she said, governments ought to be thoughtful when drafting policies and laws on data protection.
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