back to article Pro-privacy titan Caspar Bowden dies after short cancer battle

Highly regarded independent privacy researcher Caspar Bowden has died after a short battle with cancer. Bowden was a popular titan of privacy advocacy, and was one of Microsoft's leading privacy officers throughout his roles at the company between 2002 and 2011. While at Microsoft Bowden expressed concerns that the 2008 FISA …

  1. Alexander Hanff 1

    He will be missed

    Caspar was a rare man - his integrity, morals and conviction were paramount to everything he did. I will miss him.

  2. Trevor_Pott Gold badge

    @Caspar, wherever you may be.

    You will be missed. I hope we have learned enough from your example to continue adequately in your name.

    I, for one, will miss our late night debates. Good journey, sir.

  3. cantankerous swineherd

    bad news. hope he didn't suffer too much.

  4. Tom.T

    Sad news.

  5. Alistair Kelman

    @Caspar - an awful loss. A principled man with a sense of humour. This is a truly sad day for everyone.

  6. earl grey

    RIP ghost man

    You will be missed by all but the snoopers.

    Condolences to friends and family.

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