Foley Hoag Counsel Brittan Heller to Speak on ITIF AR/VR Privacy Webinar Panel

February 26, 2021

Foley Hoag LLP counsel Brittan Heller will speak on the panel for  the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) event, “How to Balance Privacy and Innovation in Augmented and Virtual Reality,” on March 4, 2021.  ITIF is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational institute whose mission is to formulate, evaluate and promote policy solutions that accelerate innovation and boost productivity to spur growth, opportunity and progress. 

Heller, her fellow panelists as well as experts and industry leaders in AR/VR, will discuss such topics as: what unique privacy risks AR/VR technologies raise; how AR/VR providers are mitigating these concerns; and how existing and proposed privacy laws and regulations will influence AR/VR technologies. 

As a member of Foley Hoag’s Global Business & Human Rights practice, Heller has structured her practice around the areas of law, technology and human rights. She specializes in advising companies on privacy, freedom of expression, content moderation, online harassment, disinformation, civic engagement, cyberhate and hate speech, and online extremism.

Heller is also founding director of the Center on Technology and Society for the Anti-Defamation League, where she collaborated with major online platforms and gaming companies to combat cyberhate, and produced and launched new technology for good, in mediums like AI, VR/AR/XR and data visualization. 

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