I love Consumer Reports. I rely on the magazine for top notch reviews. Their testing of consumer products is unbiased and invaluable to anyone who takes both price and value seriously. I am currently looking to purchase a quality home treadmill and was pleased to see that a recent issue included a detailed report based […]
Check out Chris’ and Jules’ piece on The Huffington Post: Why They Track Us
TechAmerica hosted a Congressional Briefing, Big Data: What it Means and How it Drives Innovation, this week. The event’s distinguished panel included a variety of industry experts and focused on the meaning of “Big Data”, how data is being used in the market-place, government uses of “Big Data”, and the future of “Big Data”. The panel […]
On April 26, FPF Senior Fellow and Ohio State Professor Peter Swire gave a presentation to the Privacy Working Group based on his forthcoming article in the University of North Carolina Law Review, entitled “Social Networks, Privacy, and Freedom of Association: Data Empowerment vs. Data Protection.” The presentation focused on Swire’s new research exploring how […]
Thirteen million people do not use or pay attention to their privacy settings on Facebook, according to a study by Consumer Reports today.
On April 27th, the Future of Privacy Forum hosted a trans-Atlantic policy dialogue at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. The participants included EU Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx; Article 29 Working Party Chair Jacob Konstamm; Sjoera Nas from the Dutch Data Protection Authority; and Daniel Weitzner, the Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the White […]
Joseph Jerome is a policy counsel at Future of Privacy Forum. At FPF, Joseph’s issue portfolio focuses on big data and the Internet of Things, where he works on de-identification standards and educational privacy questions. He is interested in questions around transparency and accountability mechanisms in data use. Prior to joining FPF, Joseph served as a national law […]
Mobile payment systems are a relatively new technology that has sparked the interest of lawmakers, federal agencies, academics, and privacy advocates. The question they are all asking is why are Americans not taking advantage of a system that promises to significantly increase economic efficiency and convenience? When it comes to mobile payment systems, the United […]