Katherine Albrecht Worries About Loss Of Privacy In The 21st Century From Her Book Spychips

Katherine Albrecht, author of SPYCHIPS

Katherine Albrecht is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on consumer privacy.

She has testified before the Federal Trade Commission, the California state legislature, the European Commission, and the Federal Reserve Bank on the consumer implications of RFID technology, and given over a thousand television, radio and print interviews to news outlets all over the world.

Her efforts have been featured on CNN, NPR, the CBS Evening News, Business Week, and the London Times, to name just a few.

Executive Technology Magazine recently called Katherine “perhaps the nation’s most outspoken privacy advocate” and Wired magazine calls her the “Erin Brockovich” of RFID.

Katherine is the director of CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering), an organization she created in 1999 to advocate free-market, consumer-based solutions to the problem of retail privacy invasion.

Katherine holds an undergraduate degree in International Marketing and a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology.

She is currently completing her doctorate in Education at Harvard University with a research focus on consumer education and privacy.