June 27, 2017 | Melanie Bates
Future of Privacy Forum Releases “Data in the Connected Car” Infographic in Advance of FTC & NHTSA Workshop
Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum released an infographic, “Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0.,” describing the basic data-generating devices and flows in today’s connected vehicles. The infographic will help consumers and businesses alike understand the emerging data ecosystems that power incredible new features—features that can warn drivers of an accident before they see it, or jolt them awake if they fall asleep at the wheel.
June 26, 2017 | Stacey Gray
Federal Trade Commission: COPPA Applies to Connected Toys
This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its guidance on COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, to clarify that the 1998 statute applies not just to websites and online service providers that collect data from children, but also to Internet of Things devices, including children’s toys.