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 […]
On May 14, the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted a lunch discussion to a standing-room crowd, entitled “New Internet Privacy Legislation: What the White House, Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission are Recommending.”
Popular video-sharing app Socialcam has made changes that are designed to prevent inadvertent sharing of videos, a privacy advocate says.
The video app Socialcam made some significant changes related to privacy in response to concerns raised by the think tank Future of Privacy Forum, the organization said on Wednesday.
The newest members of the Federal Communications Commission could make their public debut as commissioners this week.
Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give people more clarity on how the company uses information they share.
The debate surrounding mobile privacy is really heating up as smartphones become more ubiquitous. Consumers are growing dependent on their mobile devices, and are taking advantage of the hundreds of thousands of apps that are available to them
The Online Trust Alliance hosted a webinar this week to consider how companies are preparing for the European Union’s new “ePrivacy Directive”. The 2009 amendment is set to be implemented in the United Kingdom on May 26th and will influence on-line companies’ ability to access and collect user information. In particular, the Directive will change […]
Growing concerns over privacy with smartphone apps has gotten everyone from the courts to the federal government to industry leaders entering the debate, but a solution may still be a long time coming.
Does this family need a Chief Privacy Officer? Interesting story in the Atlantic about the benefits and risks of compiling data about your baby. Read about it here.