A new law orders every federal agency to have a chief privacy officer. Their job is to make sure confidential information about private citizens doesn't get abused. Many hospitals and corporations already use privacy officers.
NPR's Larry Abramson
Peter Swire, law professor, Ohio State University; chief counselor for privacy under President Clinton
Bill Scannell, privacy advocate
Zoe Strickland, chief privacy officer for the U.S. Postal Service