Elaine Newton is a doctoral candidate in the Engineering and Public Policy
Department at Carnegie Mellon University and has been a researcher for the
RAND Corporation since 1999. Her dissertation research focuses on
developing technology and policy design principles that preserve anonymity
and privacy, expanding upon the US doctrine of Fair Information Practices
and the OECD Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows
of Personal Data. Her research also seeks to understand the mental model
The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.