August 2012


Aug. 28, 2012 – Google To Beef Up Privacy Team – MediaPost

Google places job announcement seeking data privacy engineers. Privacy expert Jules Polonetsky, director and co-chair of the think tank Future of Privacy Forum, says he expects that other companies will follow Google’s lead and hire their own “white-hat” privacy hackers in order to discover problems before independent experts like Mayer. “It’s in line with the trend in a number of areas to find problems before your critics do, and try to fix them before someone turns them into a story,” he says.


A Brief Future of Privacy Forum Survey of Mobile Application Best Practices

The Future of Privacy Forum staff put together this survey of app best practices documents to contribute to the upcoming NTIA discussions: A Brief FPF Survey of Mobile Application Best Practices The August 22, 2012 multistakeholder meeting will be the second in a series of NTIA-convened discussions concerning mobile application transparency. Webcast: Moderated Conference Bridge: […]


NTIA Multistakeholder Meetings

The schedule for the next seven NTIA Multistakeholder Meetings to develop a consumer data privacy code of conduct concerning mobile application transparency was recently posted to the Federal Register (pdf). The meetings will be held in the Auditorium of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. Any updates to […]