Chuck Cosson

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Non-Residential Fellow
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Chuck Cosson is currently an Adjunct Professor at Seattle University School of Law, teaching cybersecurity law.  Through November 2023, Chuck was a Director, Legal Affairs, Privacy & Security, at T-Mobile US, based in Bellevue, WA.   At T-Mobile, Chuck managed privacy compliance programs and provided legal guidance on mobile Internet, location services, incident response, and other privacy, security, and business issues.   Chuck also spent 7 years at Microsoft leading that company’s public policy work on human rights, free expression, and child online safety, and was Vice President, Public Policy for Vodafone's Americas Asia region.  He has also worked in Washington, D.C. on telecommunications policy and regulation.  His engagement with Stanford focuses on the role of metaphor as a guide for contemporary technology law and policy - a conception of the Internet not as a “place you go” but as a “tool you use.”