December 2010

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What Do the FTC and Commerce Reports Mean for the Future of Privacy?

It’s been an extremely busy few weeks in the privacy world as of late.   A little more than two weeks ago, the FTC released their long-awaited staff report on “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers,”  and yesterday the Department of Commerce’s Internet Safety Task Force […]

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FPF Statement on Department of Commerce Privacy Report

Future of Privacy Forum Releases Statement on Department of Commerce Privacy Report Co-Chairs Available for Additional Comment WASHINGTON – Today, the Internet Policy Task Force at the U.S. Department of Commerce released their Draft Privacy Green Paper entitled, “Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework.” The Future of Privacy […]

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Commerce Privacy Report: FPF Comment

The report is a sophisticated effort to advance consumer privacy without thwarting innovation.  Although it sets a framework that will influence legislation, it provides a creative alternate path for mode of government initiated self regulation, with advocates at the table and the FTC providing enforcement.  If businesses respond by taking to call to serious engage […]

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EU Data Protection Supervisor's Interview at Hogan Lovells London

Chris participated in an interview presentation with Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor, while in Europe for the IAPP Privacy Congress is Paris last week. Take a look at his blog post with a recap of his observations. EU Data Protection Supervisor’s Interview at Hogan Lovells London European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx traveled in frigid, snowy […]

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Guest Post: The International Association of Privacy Professionals’ First Europe Data Protection Congress

Please find guest post below by Monique Altheim, Esq., CIPP, an EDiscovery and Privacy attorney. Also, be sure to check out her other writings on eDiscoveryMap.com! The International Association of Privacy Professionals’ First Europe Data Protection Congress By: Monique Altheim I recently attended the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) very first Europe Data Protection […]

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FPF's "Do Not Track" Demystified Audio Recording

In case you were unable to join us for the December 1 “Do Not Track” Demystifed event, below is a link of the event’s audio recording. Forgive the white noise in the beginning (fast-forward about 10 minutes.) http://fpf.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Do-Not-Track.mp3