FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire testified as part of today’s Senate Hearing on the “State of Federal Privacy and Data Security Law: Lagging Behind the Time.” The Hearing, held by the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management; the Federal Workforce; and the District of Columbia, aimed to address the privacy-related challenges facing federal agencies today. […]
No one is more vigilant about protecting the data of EU citizens than European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding.
See FTC press release: http://ftc.gov/opa/2012/07/apec.shtm
Read the article written by one of FPF’s own. Julian Flamant, “Cookies, consent & exemptions: the evolving discussions”
On June 28, Ohio State law professor and FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on “The Need for Privacy Protections: Is Industry Self-Regulation Adequate?” Other witnesses were: Alex Fowler, Global Privacy and Policy Leader for Mozilla; Bob Liodice, President and CEO of the Association of National Advertisers; and Berin Szoka […]
It appears the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”, which warns us that things which appear to be free usually come with strings attached, can now be applied to free apps as well; in 5% of those apps at least, and the number is rising according to a recent study by Lookout, […]
California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Friday announced the formation of a new privacy enforcement unit in the state’s Department of Justice to defend individual privacy rights.
If you have a smart phone, pay attention. We’ve got some important information when it comes to your privacy.
As U.S. regulators and lawmakers push to see more privacy policies take hold in the mobile apps space, it appears app developers (and their lawyers) are taking note.
App developers are behaving themselves by creating and adhering to privacy policies according to a survey released Friday by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF).