FPF filed comments with the Department of Commerce on the Privacy Green Paper. To view the comments, click here.
“Any time they make a change, people react, especially if there is a commercial element,” says Jules Polonetsky, director of Future of Privacy Forum, an industry-funded think tank. “But … these are things you’re actively sharing with friends.”
The icon is the result of a collaborative effort between WPP and the Future of Privacy Forum (“FPF”) based on consumer research and testing. FPF, a think tank focused on advancing responsible data practices, worked with leading academics and coalition member companies to conduct consumer research to ensure the creative symbol and language successfully delivered on the […]
For those that don’t know, January 28 is Data Privacy Day. And although you may not have the title of CEO at Facebook, we would like to pretend that you are in charge of it for the day. So what would you do if you were CEO of Facebook and you had to make some important decisions today? There’s a plethora of […]
“There’s no doubt legislators will hold hearings and introduce bills. The question is whether they see leading practices as the ones they want to enshrine,” said Jules Polonetsky, director of the Future of Privacy Forum. “Legislators aren’t going to drop the notion of legislating. On both sides of the aisle, there is a desire to […]
Tip to Chris Soghoian for flagging the screenshot of the Do Not track consumer preference in the browser settings. Check it out here.
Future of Privacy Forum comments on Firefox’s plans to implement a Do Not track feature in Firefox 4: “Firefox is advancing the “Do Not Track” concept by providing a simpler and more effective way to opt-out of behavioral ads, but in a way that is likely to allow most ad networks to continue to deliver […]
Over the past few weeks, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has been taking an informal poll from many of its advisory board members, blog readers and Facebook fans to gauge their thoughts on the recent privacy reports released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Commerce. The FTC report was entitled, “Protecting […]
Event Name: Computers, Freedom, and Privacy 2011 Annual Meeting Date: June 14 – 16, 2011 Location: Georgetown Law Center, Washington, D.C. To access this event’s homepage, click here.
Event Name: 24th Bled eConference; eFuture – Creating Solutions for the Individual, Organizations and Society Date: June 12 – 15, 2011 Location: Bled, Slovenia To access this event’s homepage, click here.