Facebook is turning into the Republican party is a friendly face to help to increase their lobbying efforts in this time of turmoil for the company.
Former Federal communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin, who joined Facebook in may 2015 Vice-President of mobile and global access policies, will be acting head of policy, reporting to the Vice President for global public policy Joel Kaplan.
Martin has worked with Kaplan on the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign, before spending eight years (2001-2009) in FCC during the Bush administration, serving as Chairman from March 2005 to January 2009, when Barack Obama became President.
Erin Egan he served as Director of privacy and the Vice-President oversees the national policy of the United States in may 2015, and she will now focus on what the social network called “extended duty” as a SRO.
Facebook said that these extended responsibilities include working with development teams to provide privacy controls to pass, when they developed new products, as well as increased interaction with regulatory bodies and performs all over the world on issues related to confidentiality. The role of SROs purchased several pairs in the last months, how to deal with what seems like daily data breaches, hacks and other privacy scandals.
“We are determined to restore the people’s confidence in how we process information, and Erin person is the best partner for our grocery teams on this challenge,” Vice-President of Facebook for communications and public policy Elliot Schrage said.