March 2012

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Polonetsky Interviews with Capital Insider

On Monday, March 5th Jules Polonetsky interviewed with the NewsChannel 8 program “Capital Insider.” Viewers in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC watched Jules speak about mobile app privacy issues and Google’s privacy policy. To watch the interview, please click here.

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Yahoo Launches Global Support for Do Not Track

Kudos to Yahoo for once again being an industry leader in advancing online privacy measures. We were pleased to work with Yahoo on both the first implementation of an industry symbol labeling behavioral ads, as well as their Ad Preference manager. As the FTC continues to urge successful Do Not Track implementation as an alternative […]

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FPF to Speak at Event about the Latest Privacy Developments

Tomorrow morning from 8:30am – 10:30 am, Jules and Chris will participate in “The Latest Developments in Internet Privacy,” a panel hosted by ISOC-DC TV at SRI International (1100 Wilson Blvd. Suite 2800 Arlington, VA). Justin Brookman, Director of the Project on Consumer Privacy at the Center for Democracy and Technology will also participate on the […]

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Context and Legitimate Basis: US-EU approaches to data processing

The Federal Trade Commission released its report on consumer privacy on Monday to provide policy recommendations for American businesses and legislators. Combined with the recently released Privacy Bill of Rights, the report helps lay out a path for the emerging comprehensive US data privacy framework. As the EU also advances a revision of its data […]

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FPF Responds to FTC Release of Final Privacy Framework Report

Please see below for FPF’s comments on today’s release of the FTC Final Privacy Framework Report. Today’s report follows a preliminary staff report that the FTC issued in December 2010. Jules Polonetsky, Director and Co-Chair of the Future of Privacy Forum: “Although the FTC calls for legislation, the focus of the report is a strong […]