The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held a Smart Grid Privacy Workshop on January 31, 2012. This was followed by the White House privacy blueprint, “Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World,” released on February 23, 2012. As a reaction to both events, the Federal Smart Grid Task Force will “facilitate a multistakeholder process to develop […]
Dr. Mary J. Culnan is Professor Emeritus at Bentley University. She also serves as a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) at the Kogod School of Business, American University. Mary has testified before Congress, the Massachusetts Senate, and other government agencies on a range of privacy issues. In […]
Commissioner Brill address Mobile Privacy and Do Not Track in her speech to State of the Net West.
See FPF Senior Fellow Omer Tene’s concurring opinions post announcing the release of Big Data for All: Privacy and User Control in the Age of Analytics. The paper, co-authored by Tene and FPF Director Jules Polonetsky discusses the value of helping individuals play an active role in the data economy through the “featurization” or “app-ification” of […]
Christopher Wolf, a top privacy attorney and co-chair of the nonprofit Future of Privacy Forum, tells me Google’s participation in Do Not Track will lend the initiative more credibility in Washington. “It should diminish the drumbeat for specific legislation addressing the online tracking issue.”
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The Future of Privacy Forum & World Privacy Forum’s briefing on the Mobile App Ecosystem will be held on September 13th at 4PM EST. This briefing is intended to further the NTIA-convened multistakeholder efforts to create a code of conduct for mobile application transparency. Details for the event can be found here.