October 2012

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California AG: Post Privacy Policy….Or Else!

The California Attorney General has warned 100 mobile app developers to comply with California law to post privacy policies or face fines up to $2,500 per download. Read more about it at ApplicationPrivacy.org, a privacy resource for app developers.

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Privacy Papers for Policy Makers launch Event – Nov. 7, 2012

Please join us for discussion and cocktails as we release our third annual Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Digest. Each year, the Future of Privacy Forum invites privacy scholars and authors with an interest in privacy issues to submit papers to be considered for “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers.” The selected papers, which are chosen by our advisory board, are then compiled into our annual digest and circulated […]

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From Uruguay, Chris Wolf: Privacy and Technology in Balance

On Tuesday, October 23, FPF’s Chris Wolf was one of the first plenary speakers at the 34th Annual Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Authorities in Punta Del Este, Uruguay.  Here is the text of his remarks: Privacy and Technology in Balance Thank you for the opportunity to present on behalf of the Future of Privacy […]

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Privacy Papers for Policy Makers

Future of Privacy Forum is pleased to share the third annual “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers,” showcasing leading analytical thinking about current and emerging privacy issues.

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FPF Announces Privacy Papers for Policy Makers 2012

The Future of Privacy Forum Announces Privacy Papers for Policy Makers 2012 WASHINGTON – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) today released the 2012 Privacy Papers for Policy Makers, highlighting eight leading privacy writings that were voted by the FPF Advisory Board to be most useful for policy makers. The papers cover a wide array […]

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Washington Privacy Update Event, Chicago, IL

Invitation to those of you in Chicago – please join us! Our friends at BrightTag with help from privacy expert Justine Gottshall are hosting an event for us. Washington Privacy Update Event When: Thursday, October 25th, 10:00am – 11:30  Please RSVP to rsvp@fpf.org to sign up and we will send you location and details. (no […]

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What’s Wrong with the Proposed EU Right of Data Portability?

A new report shows that a largely unpublicized section of the EU draft Data Protection Regulation could have far reaching implications for both businesses and consumers.  The draft Regulation gives consumers an unprecedented new economic and human right—the right to data portability (“RDP”).   The basic idea of the RDP is that individuals would be able […]