September 2012

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First Meeting Planned for Multistakeholder Process on Smart Grid Data Privacy

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 […]

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Mary Culnan

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 […]

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Big Data for All

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 […]

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Mobile App Ecosystem Webinar – Sept. 13th at 4pm EST

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.