May 17, 2018 | Erika Ross

FPF Testifies Before Congress on Promoting and Protecting Student Privacy

Washington, D.C– Today, Future of Privacy Forum’s (FPF) Amelia Vance, Director of the Education Privacy Project, will deliver testimony in a hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, “Protecting Privacy, Promoting Data Security: Exploring How Schools and States Keep Data Safe.” In her prepared testimony, Vance will comment on how states, districts and ed tech companies can work together in ensuring student privacy.


May 13, 2018 | FPF Staff

Code of Conduct / Anti-harassment Policy

In recognition of FPF’s dedication to providing a respectful and professional conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, or political affiliation, FPF does not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Participants or others involved in conference activities who violate this anti-harassment policy may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers. Harassment and other bad behavior reduces the value of the event for everyone.

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May 9, 2018 | Lauren Smith

FPF Comments on CA Public Utilities Commission Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Proceeding

Last week, the Future of Privacy Forum filed written comments in response to the California Public Utilities Commission’s proposed decision authorizing pilot programs for passenger service in Autonomous Vehicles. The CPUC is a consumer protection agency that oversees, among other topics, provision of passenger service in the state. The proposed decision called for a number of criteria […]

May 2, 2018 | Amelia Vance

FPF Comments on Minnesota Student Privacy Bill HF 1507

Yesterday, the Future of Privacy Forum submitted written comments to members of the Minnesota House of Representatives in response to the pending student privacy bill, the Student Data Privacy Act (HF 1507). FPF expressed concerns about the proposed language of the bill, which would create conflicting requirements for schools and education technology companies, and likely cause unintended consequences for Minnesota schools and students.

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