Caspar Bowden resigns from FIPR

Returning to industry

Caspar Bowden, perhaps the UK's most prominent UK Net activist, has had enough: he's resigned as director of the Foundation for Information Policy, and is returning to a job in industry.

His temporary part-time replacement, Dr. Ian Brown, will run FIPR until the end of October. The press release announcing Bowden's departure has him and Brown saying nice things about each other. So there appears to be no fall-out.

Brown is a founder member of FIPR, a trustee of Privacy International and an academic and "leading thinker on the policy implications of security technology". You can find out more about his academic work here. ®

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