From: "Dave McClure" email@example.com
[Also submitted via hard copy to the Office of the Secretary, Federal Trade Commission]
January 3, 2000
On behalf of the members of the US Internet Industry Association, the principal trade association for Internet commerce, content and connectivity, we would like to nominate Dr. Steven Lucas of Privaseek, Inc. to the Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security.
Dr. Steven Lucas brings over 18 years of experience in the information technology industry to Privaseek, Inc. and the to USIIA. A member of the Board of Directors of the USIIA since 1997, he is also editor of the Protocols and Data Transport Working Group on the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P) and the Chair of the Syntax and Encoding Group of P3P within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Dr. Lucas is on the Board of Directors for TRUSTe, a leading organization to establish trust and confidence on the Internet. He was also a member of the U.S. delegation to the European Union Data Directive and is a member of the U.S. Model Contract Working Group. Dr. Lucas is also a member of the U.S. Ecommerce Committee and the Trans Atlantic Business Dialogue (TABD).
In addition to his work mentioned above, Dr. Lucas is also the Co-Chair of the Institute IEEE Internet Best Practices Working Group and maintains advisory roles within the Direct Marketing Association, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet Advertising Bureau, and the Web Accessibility Initiative within the W3C. In each of these organizations, Dr. Lucas has contributed towards industry self-regulation and standardization.
He is a member of the On-line Privacy Alliance, US Internet Industry Association, Computer Security Institute, International Computer Security Institute, International Data Warehouse Association, Internet Society, Association for Computing Machinery, and the Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers. He is also a Fellow of the International Computer and Law Institute.
He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has presented to the Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission on several occasions. He is a member of the Presidential Summit Planning Committee.
Dr. Lucas is considered an expert in the areas of privacy law, e-commerce, public policy, computer security, database marketing, and database technology.
Before joining Privaseek, Dr. Lucas was the CIO of MatchLogic and Excite. Prior to this position, Dr. Lucas was the Chief Technologist and Senior Principal Consultant for dbINTELLECT Technologies. Previous to working with dbINTELLECT, Dr. Lucas held positions with Neodata Services as the Chief Technology Officer, EDS as a Consultant Systems Engineer.
Dr. Lucas was also a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Labs where he participated in the design and development of the UNIX operating system. Dr. Lucas also contributed to the development of the Massive Open Systems Environment Standards, Simple Network Management Protocol, and the Portable Operating System Interface.
Dr. Lucas received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. He also received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Citadel, a J. D. from Franconia College, and an MBA from New Hampshire College.
His participation in the Advisory Committee would promote a balance of points of views and functions of the committee through his representation of the hundreds of Internet businesses that comprise the USIIA and its position as the independent voice of the Internet industry in the United States. As a member of the Board of Directors and the Public Policy Committee of USIIA, he brings the perspectives of those members and working groups to the discussion, and we have confidence that he can adequately express the best interests of those involved in Internet business and infrastructure.
David P. McClure