Several weeks ago the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, issued a comprehensive report about Facebook’s privacy policies and asked the company to address several privacy concerns they laid out or face imminent legal action. In response, Facebook announced today a series of changes that intended to address the concerns offered by the Commissioner. […]
Above the Law has an entertaining interview with FPF advisory board member Prof Dan Solove on the “skanks” case, as well as some background on his career. Check it out here.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, home of the infamous 2007 TJX data security breach, is the first state to require detailed regulation over how personal data is secured. As an incubator of a new kind of law, it has found that getting the regs right is no easy task. The regs have been revised once already, […]
Jules is scheduled to participate in the 31st Annual International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Madrid, Spain at the Palacio de Congresos (Congress Palace). Click here for more information regarding this event.
Steve Smith’s description of the DailyMe service puts it perfectly. “Transparency alone is not the right answer to the quandary over privacy and targeting. The users must not only feel in control but be able to see a real benefit from the technology”.
Jules will be participating in the Association of Corporate Counsel 2009 Annual Meeting. October 18-21, 2009 Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215 Click here for more information regarding this event.
Chris is scheduled to participate on a panel at the TARGUSinfo “Online Lead Quality Summit” entitled, “2010 Privacy Debate: Who and What Will Drive Resolution?” September 24, 2009 2:25pm- 3:15pm Panelists: Alan Chapell, President, Chapell & Associates Chris Pirrone, General Counsel, Connexus Matt Wise, CEO, Q Interactive Mike Zaneis, VP of Public Policy, IAB
Chris will deliver a luncheon address to the California Healthcare Institute on “Behavioral Adversiting, Disclosure, and the Life Sciences Sector” on September 22, 2009 from noon to 1:30pm in Newport, California.