As mobile technology evolves, solid privacy design is critical to ensure user understanding and build consumer trust. Today, Create with Context, an independent research and design firm, is releasing results of a wide-ranging study on users’ comprehension and expectations of mobile privacy.
The EU’s 2009 e-Privacy (“Cookie”) Directive is spreading across member states. To date, twenty out of twenty-seven member states have implemented some form of the cookie law. One of the countries currently grappling with cookie law is the UK with its Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR), which were amended in 2011 and came into […]
A bill was introduced at the Ohio State house this week that would prevent an employer from asking for access to see private interactions on Facebook and elsewhere online.
Since the advent of the Patriot Act, there has been the long-held assumption that the United States government is afforded much more access to cloud data than other governments.
Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht has released a draft calendar of action points for the EU Data Protection Reform. Mr. Albrecht, the European Parliament Rapporteur assigned to the Data Protection Reform, released the draft calendar ahead of next week’s Workshop on the Proposed Data Protection Regulation to be held by the Civil Liberties, Justice and […]
An often-repeated concern that the U.S. Patriot Act gives the U.S. government unequaled access to personal data stored on cloud services is incorrect, with several other nations enjoying similar access to cloud data, according to a study released Wednesday.
Dialogue over private data intensifies as researchers and companies attempt to balance the need for access with the right to privacy.
Washington is looking into three key issues with smartphone applications: protecting privacy, location tracking, and mobile wallet safety. Click here to read the Politico article.
In the interest of helping you figure out who to follow, Twitter is following you.
Check out FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire’s latest blog post on Technology, Politics, Academics (TAP) available here. Swire recaps the recent Congressional Internet Caucus event “New Internet Privacy Legislation: What the White House, Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission are Recommending.” The event began with a presentation by Maneesha Mithal (FTC) and then transitioned […]