Recognizing that consumer information is the currency of the web, both sides of Congress have recently held hearings to work toward an understanding of how to balance the needs of businesses for user data and the needs of consumers to have some control over their personal online information.
The Senate Commerce Committee, led by Senator Jay Rockefeller, yesterday held its “The Need for Privacy Protection: Is Industry Self-Regulation Adequate?”
Amazon has troves of data on what its customers browse and buy.
Future of Privacy Forum has applauded the The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s decision to focus on mobile apps as the first issue to tackle in the upcoming multistakeholder process. In an op-ed, published yesterday in Politico, FPF’s Jules Polonetsky and Chris Wolf explain what the multistakeholder process will mean for industry representatives, […]
If you visit Orbitz.com and search for hotels, the offers you’re shown might differ depending on whether you’re using a Mac or a PC.
Today, FPF released a model short consent form for third parties seeking to access consumer energy usage data. FPF is committed to supporting a flexible framework that ensures consumer privacy protections while still supporting the development and growth of new products and services. To view the form, click here.
Privacy? The government has an app for that.
Model Short Consent Form Click above to see what a model short consent form for a hypothetical smart water heater could look like.
Let’s face it: When you commit to a public cloud provider, your data is out there.